Post Office

52 Buckingham St
Arrowtown 9302

Monday to Friday 9am–4.30pm
Mail closes 2pm (including Fastpost and courier)

Phone 03 442 1885

Since 1995 the Lakes District Museum has run the postal agency in the historic Post & Telegraph building in Buckingham Street. Maintenance of the building is funded by a market day on 27 December each year.


Post services

  • International and domestic postage of letters and parcels
  • International and domestic courier services
  • A wide range of postal products, including stamps, envelopes, boxes and pre-paid packaging
  • Redirection and holds arranged
  • PO Box payments
  • PO Box applications (there is currently a waiting list)
  • Payment of utilities accounts

Retail services

  • Stationery
  • Children's books
  • Scenery and landscape books
  • Cards, gift wrap and ribbons
  • Gifts for all ages (wrapping service on request)
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