Swingbridge over Wekakura CreekPHOTO: DOC/90 Seconds ©
Kahurangi National Park in
the Nelson/Tasman region
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Day 1: Brown Hut to Perry Saddle Hut
Image: | DOC
Great spotted kiwi/roroa - listen for them calling at night from Perry Saddle, Gouland Downs and Saxon huts.
Image: Rod Morris ©
Day 2: Perry Saddle Hut to James Mackay Hut
Day 3: James Mackay Hut to Heaphy Hut
Image: Richard Rossiter ©
Powelliphanta - try to spy this nocturnal carnivorous land snail around Heaphy Hut on a damp night
Image: Stefan and Kathrin Marks ©
'Enchanted forest' - moss covered beech forest
Image: Peter Black ©
Day 4: Heaphy Hut to Kōhaihai River mouth
Get on your bike! Mountain bikes are allowed between May and September
Image: Stephen Roberts ©
Mountain biking is only allowed from 1 May - 30 September.
Heaphy Track brochure (PDF, 9,516K) - includes map and profile
Heaphy Track walking guide (PDF, 845K)