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Introduction

Travel through expansive tussock downs, lush forests and nīkau palms to the roaring seas of the West Coast.

Highlights

  • Look and listen out for great spotted kiwi/roa around Gouland Downs

  • Try and spy the nocturnal carnivorous land snail around Heaphy Hut on a damp night.

  • Get on your bike! Mountain bikes are allowed between 1 May and 30 September.

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Track overview

78.4 km

Walking and tramping

4 - 6 days Intermediate: Great Walk/Easier tramping track

Mountain biking

2 - 3 days Advanced: Grade 4
Expert: Grade 5

Seasonal restrictions

Mountain biking is only allowed from 1 May - 30 September.

Dog access

No dogs

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