DOC Rotoiti / Nelson Lakes Visitor Centre

Start your journey through New Zealand's stunning landscapes at a Department of Conservation (DOC) Visitor Centre. Information about conservation areas, as well as DOC's 14,000 km of tracks, 10 Great Walks, and network of 950 huts and 324 campsites.


Visitor centres are staffed by DOC rangers who have firsthand, in-depth local knowledge about:

Walks and hiking - short walks, multi-day hikes, Great Walks, track conditions, weather, and safety, hut and campsite bookings. Heritage sites, cycleways, maps, marine reserves and conservation projects.
Local stories, legends and history - our nature, our people. Nelson Lakes National Park and Lake Rotoiti walking tracks.

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Physical address

View Road, St Arnaud, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Hours: 9:00am-4:00pm daily Check the DOC website ( or phone us for current opening hours.

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