Paparoa ranges in the evening light
Image: Ray Salisbury | ©

Introduction

Travelling through the area gives you spectacular views over the Grey Valley and Southern Alps, stretching from the main divide to the Tasman Sea. Discover the rich gold mining history, beautiful native forests, and enjoy a great range of recreational activities.

Find things to do and places to stay Southern Paparoa Range

Birds you may see in the Croesus/Moonlight area include kākā, NZ falcon/kārearea, fern bird and NZ robin/toutouwai. You might even be lucky enough to hear the shrill call of the male kiwi or a whistle of a whio.

Contacts

Paparoa National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 731 1895
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   paparoavc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   4294 Coast Road
Punakaiki
RD 1
Runanga 7873
Postal Address:   4294 Coast Road
Punakaiki
RD 1
Runanga 7873
Reefton i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
Phone:   +64 3 732 8391
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   rvcinfo@xtra.co.nz
Address:   67–69 Broadway
Reefton
Postal Address:   PO Box 100
Reefton 7851
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