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Beyond the Black Stump

High jinks at Omaru Hut before an easy walk out to the road. Photo supplied
Distance
36.3km
Time
3-4 days
Grade
Easy/Moderate
Accom.
Puketotara Hut, 8 bunks; Pouri Hut, 12 bunks; Omaru Hut, 8 bunks
Access
Jet boat from Pipiriki or from SH43 at Strathmore, east of Stratford, where the signpost indicates the road to Upper Mangaehu Road
Map
BJ32
Matemateaonga Track, Whanganui National Park We made our way up the Whanganui River the easy way with a 40-minute jet boat ride from Pipiriki, disembarking at the start of the...

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