Latest Trips

Upper Makaroro Hut, Ruahine Forest Park

It was up the Makaroro River that missionary explorer William Colenso toiled in 1845, on his first trip to the Ruahine Range. Colenso was guided by a strong party…

Distance
30.3km
Time
Wakarara Road to Colenso Spur, 3-4hr; To Upper Makaroro Hut via Te Atua Mahuru and Tōtara Spur, 8-10hr; To Parks Peak Hut, 2.5-3hr; To Wakarara Road 4-5hr
Grade
Difficult

The Snout Track, Picton

By Ali Middleton Victoria Domain is a prominent recreation reserve in Waitohi/Picton. Within its 200ha are over 30km of walking and mountain biking tracks providing spectacular views over Picton,…

Distance
8km return
Time
3hr return
Grade
Easy

Invincible Mine Track Glenorchy

A steep track to the site of an historic gold mine and stunning views of the Rees Valley. By Enrique de Azkoitia The track was built in the early…

Distance
4.5km
Time
1.5hr
Grade
Easy

Three Mile Stream Hut, Lake Sumner Forest Park

The western approach to Three Mile Stream Hut from the Hurunui River is best accessed by either 4WD or mountain bike from Lake Taylor. This negates a long road…

Distance
36.2km
Time
The Canal to Hurunui swingbridge, 1.5hr; To Three Mile Stream Hut, 4hr; To The Canal, 5.5-6hr
Grade
Moderate