The Centre is home to the New Zealand, United States and Italian Antarctic Programs and comprises administration offices, warehousing, an American/New Zealand clothing store, a post office and travel agency, the Antarctic Passenger Terminal and the Visitor Centre, now called ‘The Antarctic Attraction’.

It is for this last item that the centre is best known, as it forms a significant tourist attraction. ‘The Antarctic Attraction’ consists of Antarctic exhibits, a cafĂ©, and bar. The centre operates a HagglundRide around the centre’s land. This is aimed mainly at children, however is an educational tool for all ages, to display the mobility of the Hagglund.