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Arthur's Pass National Park Visitor Centre

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Start your journey through New Zealand's stunning landscapes at a Department of Conservation (DOC) Visitor Centre.


Nov-March 8:00am-5:00pm daily / April-Oct 8:30am-4:30pm daily / Christmas Day closed

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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.
  • Conservation projects.
  • Local stories, legends and history - our nature, our people.
  • Arthur’s Pass National Park.
  • Native birds include the kea, the world’s only alpine parrot, and the Great Spotted Kiwi (Roroa).
  • Walk to a nearby waterfall or hike up an alpine peak.


Main Road, SH73, Arthur’s Pass Village, West Coast/Canterbury, NZ
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