Tauherenikau Valley Walk, Tararua Forest Park, Wellington Day Walks

Tauherenikau Valley Walk: Tararua Forest Park: Wellington Day Walks

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The Tauherenikau Valley is one of the classic valley trips in the Tararau Forest Park. There are a number of ways to experience this beautiful, peaceful valley with overnight tramps the most popular. For the fit tramper this can be done as a day trip, which I will share with you. Starting from the Waiohine […]

The Orongorongo Track, Rimutaka Forest Park, Wellington Day Walks

Cattle Ridge Walk: Rimutaka Forest Park: Wellington Day Walks

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Wonderful views and stunning scenery await you on this delightful trail. Looking for another place to walk in Wellington? Well check-out the Cattle Ridge walk in the Rimutaka Forest Park. Just a 45 minute drive from the city. This trek offers great views of the Wellington Harbour and Rimutaka Range. The Kaikoura’s to the south can […]

The Orongorongo Track: Rimutaka Forest Park: Wellington Day Walks

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Stunning bush scenery is in abundance on this beautiful trail. Surrounded by native trees and plants this incredible walk is just 45 minutes from Wellington City.  The Orongorongo Track is Wellington’s great one day walk. DOC (The Department of Conservation) has done a great job building and maintaining this track. In hiking terms this track […]

Field Hut, Tararua Forest Park, Wellington Day Walks

Field Hut: Tararua Forest Park, Wellington Walks

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Historic Field Hut makes for a great day trip. Located on the western side of the Tararua Forest Park and accessed from the Kapiti region. Field Hut was built in 1924 by the Tararua Tramping Club and is the oldest recreational hut in the Tararua Ranges. The hut’s on the famous Southern Crossing route from […]