Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables

Image: Kaja Vetter | DOC


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


Get local outdoor knowledge on Queenstown and closeby 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
  • Gifts 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

Open daily except Christmas Day and Anzac Day morning. 

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