Booking Service in Curio Bay & Around

Catlins Surf Accommodation

Catlins Surf School can assist with renting four self-contained cottages and houses around Curio Bay, including the boutique studios at Curio Bay Accommodation. One-night rentals are fine (though cleaning fees...

Tourist Information in Stewart Island (Rakiura)

Rakiura National Park Visitor Centre

Stop in to obtain information on walking tracks, as well as hut bookings and passes, topographical maps, locator beacons, books and a few hiking essentials, such as insect repellent and wool socks. Information...

Tourist Information in Arthur's Pass

DOC Arthur’s Pass Visitor Centre

Helpful staff can provide advice on suitable tramps and the all-important weather forecast. Detailed route guides and topographical maps are also available, as are locator beacons for hire. Before you leave, log...

Tourist Information in Timaru

Timaru Information Centre

Across from the train station (trains in this area only carry freight, not passengers), the visitor centre shares its building with the Te Ana Māori Rock Art Centre. There's free wi-fi throughout Timaru's CBD and...

Tourist Information in Glenorchy

Glenorchy Information Centre & Store

Attached to the Glenorchy Hotel, this little shop is a good source of weather and track information. Fishing rods and mountain bikes can be hired, and it sells hiking supplies, including gas canisters and a good...

Booking Service in Milford Sound

Discover Milford Sound Information Centre

Although it's run by Southern Discoveries, this centre near Milford's main car park sells tickets for most of the tour and cruise companies, as well as for scenic flights and InterCity buses. There's also a cafe...

Tourist Information in Stewart Island (Rakiura)

Red Shed Oban Visitor Centre

Conveniently located next to the wharf, this Stewart Island Experience booking office can hook you up with nearly everything on and around the island including guided tours, boat trips, bikes, scooters and rental...

Tourist Information in Karamea & Around

Karamea Information & Resource Centre

This excellent, community-owned centre has the local low-down, internet access, maps and DOC hut tickets. It also doubles as the petrol station. Enquire about guided tours to the Honeycomb Hill Caves and Arch...

Tourist Information in Reefton

Reefton i-SITE

This i-SITE has helpful staff, free maps, and you can visit a compact recreation of a mine inside (gold coin entry) and spark NZ's oldest winding engine into action ($2). Enquire about the mooted new Oceana...

Tourist Information in Methven

Methven i-SITE

Ask staff here about local walks and other activities. Methven Travel are also based here for transport needs and there's a convenient guest services desk for Mt Hutt during winter.

Tourist Information in Nelson

DOC Whakatū/Nelson Visitor Centre

The main DOC Visitor Centre for the Top of the South, including the Kahurangi and Abel Tasman National Parks. Call in for up-to-date information on tracks including the Heaphy, Abel Tasman Coast and Queen Charlotte.

Tourist Information in Dunedin

DOC Visitors Centre

Housed within the Dunedin i-SITE, this office provides information and maps on regional walking tracks, Great Walks bookings and hut tickets. When the DOC desk isn't staffed, the i-SITE workers can fill in the gaps.

Tourist Information in Te Anau

Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre

Can assist with Great Walks bookings, general hut tickets and information, with the bonus of a natural-history display, and a shop stocking hiking supplies and essential topographical maps for backcountry trips.

Tourist Information in Oamaru

Ōamaru i-SITE

Friendly staff here can offer mountains of information including details on local walking trips and wildlife, plus daily penguin-viewing times. There’s an interesting 10-minute film on the history of the town.

Tourist Information in Motueka

Motueka i-SITE

An endlessly busy info centre with helpful staff handling bookings and providing local expertise. DOC information, bookings and passes are also available. There's even an e-bike charging station.

Tourist Information in Punakaiki & Paparoa National Park

Paparoa National Park Visitor Centre

Across the road from the Pancake Rocks walkway, the visitor centre has information on the national park – including track conditions and tide times – and sells hut tickets.

Tourist Information in Haast

DOC Awarua/Haast Visitor Centre

With wall-to-wall regional information, outdoor water features, good public toilets and a brimming museum, this is more than the average info centre. Sells insect repellent.