Lake Wānaka
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The visitor centre in Wānaka will provide up-to-date information and local knowledge on recreational opportunities in the Central Otago and Tititea/Mount Aspiring National Park area.

Contact details

Wānaka Tititea/Mount Aspiring National Park Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 443 7660
Address 1 Ballantyne Road
Wānaka 9305

Getting there

We are located on Ballantyne Road at the intersection of Highway 84 (entrance on Ballantyne Rd).

Opening hours

Winter - May to October
  • 9 am – 4:15 pm Monday to Friday
  • Closed Saturday and Sunday
  • Closed for lunch between 12 pm and 1 pm for 30 min
Summer - November to April
  • 8:15 am to 4:15 pm daily
  • Closed Christmas Day 25 December

Information and services

  • Tracks, huts and campsites.
  • Other recreational activities.
  • Local and national conservation.
  • Daily weather report, tracks and roads condition updates.
  • Avalanche reports.
  • Hut tickets (DOC and NZAC).
  • Personal locator beacon hire.
  • Topographical maps and track brochures.
  • Retail including books, postcards, and gifts.
  • Hunting permits and hunting information.
  • Wanaka Roar block and Matatiaho Hunting blocks administration.
  • Help with Great Walks and hut bookings.
  • Interpretation room with cultural, natural and historical information on the Central Otago Area.
  • 24 hour weather display and track information in front window.
  • Public toilets available during opening hours.
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