DOC Pōneke / Wellington Visitor Centre

Start your journey through New Zealand's stunning landscapes at a Department of Conservation 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.

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

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•Walks and hiking - short walks, multi-day hikes, Great Walks
•Track conditions, weather, and safety
•Hut and Campsite bookings
•Heritage sites
•Marine reserves
•Conservation projects
•Local stories, legends and history - our nature, our people

•Kapiti Island Nature Reserve
•Matiu/Somes Island

Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm
Sat 10:00am-3:30pm
Public Holidays closed


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DOC Pōneke / Wellington Visitor Centre, 18 Manners Street, Wellington Central, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand.

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