Guides and commercial tourism providers

DOC Approved label.

This page lists businesses that have DOC's approval to operate in the areas it manages and can display the DOC Approved label.

What the DOC Approved label means to visitors
How to get DOC's approval for your business

For more information, email docapproved@doc.govt.nz



List these providers by service:

 

Transport

Fox Shuttles and Tours

Shuttle service to various sites around Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier.

0800 369 287

Activities:  

Services:  Transport

Glacier Valley Eco Tours

Guided walks at Lake Matheson, Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers, guided kayaking at Okarito Lagoon.

www.glaciervalley.co.nz

Activities:  Guided walks ; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours ; Transport

Guided activities and tours

Canterbury Trails

Guided day and multi-day walking tours in the South Island.

www.canterburytrails.co.nz

Activities:  Guided walks

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Koromiko Trek

Guided walks throughout the South Island and Coromandel.

www.koromikotrek.com

Activities:  Guided walks

Services:  Guided activities and tours

The Road Trip

Short guided walks in South and North Island.

www.theroadtrip.co.nz/

Activities:  Guided walks

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Jay Tours

Guided walks in Aoraki Mount Cook, Kawarau Bridge, Arthur's Pass and the Paparoa, Westland, Mount Aspiring and Fiordland national parks.

jaytours@msn.com

Activities:  Guided walks

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Hiking New Zealand

Hikes, tours and adventures to suit all people and fitness levels.

www.hikingnewzealand.com

Activities:  Boating ; Guided walks ; Kayaking and canoeing ; Mountain biking and cycling ; Rafting ; Snow activities

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Black Sheep Touring Co

Guided walks as part of small-group and bespoke guided tours of New Zealand.

www.blacksheeptouring.co.nz

Activities:  Guided walks

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Tuatara Tours NZ

Guided walking and cycling as part of tours within New Zealand.

www.tuataratours.co.nz

Activities:  Guided walks ; Mountain biking and cycling

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Backroads

Guided walks as part of New Zealand tours.

www.backroads.com

Activities:  Guided walks ; Historic sites

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Fox Glacier Guiding

Guided walking, ice climbing, heli hiking or climbing on Fox Glacier.

www.foxguides.co.nz

Activities:  Climbing ; Guided walks ; Snow activities

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Golden Holiday

Guided walks in Aoraki/Mount Cook and Fiordland National Parks as part of lower South Island tours.

benbty@hotmail.com

Activities:  Guided walks

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Aspiring Guides

Guided walks, mountaineering, rock climbing and ski touring in Mount Aspiring and Aoraki/Mount Cook National Parks.

www.aspiringguides.com

Activities:  Climbing ; Guided activities ; Snow activities ; Walking/tramping/hiking

Services:  Guided activities and tours ; Outdoor education and instruction

Glacier Valley Eco Tours

Guided walks at Lake Matheson, Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers, guided kayaking at Okarito Lagoon.

www.glaciervalley.co.nz

Activities:  Guided walks ; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours ; Transport

Adventure South

Guided mountain biking and walking across New Zealand.

www.advsouth.co.nz/

Activities:  Guided walks ; Mountain biking and cycling

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Outdoor education and instruction

Aspiring Guides

Guided walks, mountaineering, rock climbing and ski touring in Mount Aspiring and Aoraki/Mount Cook National Parks.

www.aspiringguides.com

Activities:  Climbing ; Guided activities ; Snow activities ; Walking/tramping/hiking

Services:  Guided activities and tours ; Outdoor education and instruction

 

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Maps

DOC maps: Discover the outdoors - DOC's key places, campsites, tracks and huts, and visitor centres on a map

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Check, Clean, Dry between waterways and stop the spread of didymo.

Walking track categories

Safety

Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:
1. Plan your trip
2. Tell someone
3. Be aware of the weather
4. Know your limits
5. Take sufficient supplies

Alerts for West Coast places

Contacts

Westland Tai Poutini National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:      +64 3 752 0796
Address:   13 State Highway 6
Franz Josef Glacier 7856
Email:   westlandnpvc@doc.govt.nz
Full office details
Franz Josef Glacier Base
Phone:      +64 3 752 0796
Email:   westlandnpvc@doc.govt.nz
Full office details

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