Harman Pass
Image: DOC



This route takes you from the open east-coast river flats over a rugged, untracked alpine pass into the rainforest of the Taipo River.

Walking and tramping

3 - 4 days Expert: Route

Stay safe in the outdoors

  1. Choose the right trip for you. Learn about the route and make sure you have the skills for it.
  2. Understand the weather. Check weather forecasts
  3. Pack warm clothes and extra food. Check gear lists
  4. Share your plans and take ways to get help. Share directly or use the Outdoor Intentions form or Plan My Walk. Take a distress beacon. 
  5. Take care of yourself and each other.


Arthur's Pass National Park Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 318 9211
Email arthurspassvc@doc.govt.nz
Address 104 West Coast Road
Arthur's Pass 7654
Hours See visitor centre hours
DOC Customer Service Centre
Phone 0800 275 362
Email hokitika@doc.govt.nz
Address DOC offices
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