Kauaeranga Valley

Kauaeranga Valley

DOC Visitor Centre



3 Rankers Reviews

3 Face-to-Face

18 DOC Centres

25 Thames



Start your journey through New Zealand's stunning landscapes at a Department of Conservation (DOC) Visitor Centre. Information about conservation areas, as well as DOC's 14,000 km of tracks, 9 Great Walks, and network of 950 huts and 324 campsites.

DOC Kauaeranga Visitor Centre is staffed by DOC rangers who have firsthand, in-depth local knowledge. We provide information about:

•Walks and hiking - short walks, multi-day hikes, Great Walks
•Track conditions, weather, and safety
•Hut and Campsite bookings
•Heritage sites
•Marine reserves
•Conservation projects
•Local stories, legends and history - our nature, our people

Find out about Coromandel Forest Park and Kauaeranga Valley campgrounds, and kauri logging history.


Feature Value Info


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  • DOC Centres
  • Free

Operating Season And Hours

8.30-4.30pm daily
8.30-5.30 pm (19 Dec-7 Feb)




Ian Garner's avatar

Ian Garner


Ranking: 10/10

A very helpful assistant gave us personalised ideas to suit our needs. Very good local knowledge.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Jennifer Garner's avatar

Jennifer Garner

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

What a lovely lady! We arrived 20 minutes before closing time and nothing was too much trouble. Recommended the best campsite to match our preferred walk.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Lenka Dvorauova

Czech Republic

Ranking: 3/10

Nice and big information centre but we wanted general information about great walks and the Hut pass. The ladies couldn't help us and provide the information simply because they didn't know it at all.

Reviewed over 6 years ago