Introduction

This short walking track winds through forest to some of Southland’s largest and oldest tōtara trees in a forest that has never been logged.

Track overview

600 m

Walking and tramping

30 min return Easy: Walking track

Dog access

No dogs

About this track

Description

This pleasant short walking track winds through forest to some of Southland’s largest tōtara trees. 

This small pocket of forest has never been logged and visitors can see these giants of the forest, some of which are over 1,000 years old.

Getting there

This track is in Dean Forest on the Lillburn Monowai Road, which is the road to Lake Hauroko, Southland.

The track carpark is signposted from the Lillburn Valley Road. 

Travel for approximately 12 km to the carpark at the Big Tōtara Walk. 

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