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
•Local stories, legends and history - our nature, our people
•Displays and information on the South West New Zealand World Heritage Area
•Watch the short film "Edge of Wilderness"
•Marine life: penguins, seals, and dolphins
Nov–March 9:00am-6:00pm daily
April-Oct 9:00am–4:30pm daily
Christmas Day closed
DOC Awarua / Haast Visitor Centre, Haast Junction, Cnr SH6 & Jackson Bay Road, Haast, West Coast, New Zealand.