Glenorchy is an outdoor enthusiasts paradise. Walkers, photographers, adventures, holiday makers have all found themselves captivated by this amazing wilderness and southern kiwi way of life.

Glenorchy Information Centre is located in the main street, Mull Street, as part of the historic Glenorchy Hotel (45 km from Queenstown) and is the last stop before the world famous
Rees/Dart and
walking tracks within Mt Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks, Te-Waipounamu World Heritage Area.

Glenorchy's ReceptionGlenorchy Information Centre is also home to the Hotel, as well as being reception for the rustic kiwi Glenorchy Hotel and Backpackers Retreat.

Our fully trained staff have a wealth of local, South Island and New Zealand travel knowledge, making the Information Centre a one stop shop for all your: general enquirie, activity and accommodation bookings; track transport, and latest weather reports.

Book now - Contact Us To make sure you have the most up-to date information on New Zealand 's most amazing natural wilderness escapes.  

Book now accommodation at Glenorchy Hotel or Backpackers Retreat online now!

A trip to Glenorchy on NZ's most scenic road:

Satellite Phone Hire

Mobile phones work in the Glenorchy Township but have limited coverage on the lake and in valleys and walkways.

Enquire at The Glenorchynz Info Centre located at The Glenorchy Hotel to hire Satellite Phones, cost is $25.00 per day. Stay in touch while tramping fishing or hunting.

Ideal for emergencies or to call the Helicopter to get out early. Great for film crews and other businesses. Call us for details

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The Weather in Glenorchy

GlenorchyEarly morning cloud over the Humboldt MountainsGlenorchy Township from the airMoving marino sheep up the Rees Valley