Visitor Information

The Lake Wanaka i - SITE Visitor Centre, 100 Ardmore Rd., is in the log cabin on the lakefront (tel. 03/443-1233; fax 03/443-1290; It’s open daily May to mid-September from 8:30am to 5pm, mid-September through April from 8:30am to 6pm (closed Dec 25). The Department of Conservation (DOC), Ardmore Street and Ballantyne Road (tel. 03/443-7660; fax 03/443-8777;, provides information on Mount Aspiring National Park and all DOC tracks in the area. The visitor center is open November through mid-April daily from 8am to 5pm, and in winter Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5pm, Saturday from 9:30am to 4pm (closed Sun and noon-12:30pm daily).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.