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Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre & i-Site

Visit the Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre & i-Site to learn about the natural and cultural values of the park - located in Whakapapa Village, the main gateway into Tongariro National Park, New Zealand’s first national park and dual world heritage area.


Opening hours
Open : 8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily for Summer and 8:30am – 4:30pm Winter (closed Christmas day)

Information and services
Hiking track information and current conditions
Weather, ski field, and avalanche reports
Exhibits on the volcanoes, Maori mythology, flora and fauna
A relief map model of the national park
100 seat theatre with rolling video displays
Retail including books, postcards, clothing and gifts
DOC hut tickets and Great Walk reservations
Maps and brochures
Hunting and dog control permits
Accommodation and activity bookings
24 hour access foyer with public telephone, weather and track information

Contact Details

07 892 3729
[email protected]
www.doc.govt.nz/tongarirovisitorcentre
State Highway 48, Whakapapa Village