This track is at the northern end of Lake Tekapo. At Tekapo, turn off SH8 onto Lilybank Road (a gravel road) and travel to the end.
To reach the start of the track you need to cross Macaulay River first. This can be a difficult crossing in periods of high rainfall or snowmelt. Another option is to leave your vehicle at the end of Lilybank Road in the designated parking area and cross the river on foot.
After crossing Macaulay River the ride is on a well-formed 4WD track. You many need to push your bike as you near Macaulay Hut.
Four wheel driving
You will need to ford Macaulay River to reach Macaulay Hut. Keep to the track.
These tracks travel along stony flats.
Know before you go
Dog access: Dogs must be confined to your vehicle until you are through the private farmland and passed the signpost for the conservation park boundary.
Map: NZTopo50 BW17, BX17