Latest Trips

Lou’s Lookout, Te Urewera

Lou’s Lookout is a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it roadside gem about 9km from the Aniwaniwa Visitor Centre. Named after long-serving local policeman Lou Dolman, the track was constructed in the 1960s, yet…

Distance
415m
Time
45min
Grade
Easy

Omanawanui Track, Waitakere Ranges Regional Park

At the southernmost point of the Waitakere Ranges, Whatipu stands guard over the entrance to Manukau Harbour. With vast black sand dunes, a sizable wetland, impressive caves and staggering…

Distance
2.99km
Time
2.5hrs
Grade
Moderate

Blyth Hut, Tongariro National Park

Leaving from the Waitonga Falls car park on Ohakune Mountain Road, the track climbs gently through beech forest to the junction with the Old Blyth Track.  Here, the trail…

Distance
3.4km
Time
1-3hr
Grade
Easy

MacLennan Hut, Catlins Conservation Park

MacLennan Hut (curiously spelt McLennan on topo maps) sits in the middle of a lush pocket of bush and is a hidden jewel of the Catlins Conservation Park. Access…

Distance
7.63km
Time
2-3hrs
Grade
Moderate