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Spectacle of Sawcut

The trip to Isolation Hut requires wading the Waima River. Photo: Pat Barrett
Area
Isolated Hill Scenic Reserve, Marlborough
Distance
4.8km
Total Ascent
463m
Time
3.5hr. Road end to Sawcut Gorge, 2hr; Gorge to Isolation Hut, 90min
Grade
Easy
Accom.
Isolation Hut, 6 bunks
Access
Take Ure Road at Waima River to Blue Mountain Farm where you leave your car and sign the visitor book
Map
BS28, BS29
Isolation Hut, Isolated Hill Scenic Reserve WARNING: The Sawcut Gorge Track and Isolation Hut are closed following the Kaikoura earthquake due to multiple slips. Heat radiated from the walls of...

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