Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables
Image: Kaja Vetter | DOC


To find out about day and multi-day walks, camping and biking visit DOC in the centre of Queenstown.

Get local outdoor knowledge on Queenstown and nearby Glenorchy, Arrowtown and Mount Aspiring National Park, and regional advice on the lower South Island. 

Our experienced team will point you to the must-do outdoor activities or find alternatives to get off the beaten track.

See us for:

  • walking and bike track advice
  • campsites and huts
  • safety in the outdoors, weather forecasts, track conditions
  • Routeburn Track check-in
  • hut tickets and passes
  • outdoor equipment neccessities
  • fifts and souvenirs.

View our displays on:

  • outdoor safety
  • Ngāi Tahu history and stories
  • flora and fauna
  • gold mining history
  • geology.

Where to find us 

Follow SH6A, the main road into central Queenstown. 

Opening hours

  • May to October: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Friday. Closed weekends. 
  • November to April: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm daily
  • Anzac Day 25 April: 1 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Open on public holidays, except Christmas Day


Whakatipu-wai-Māori/Queenstown Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 442 7935
Address 50 Stanley Street
Queenstown 9300
Hours See visitor centre hours
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