Bookings not required - first come, first served
Easement access through Benmore Station to 13 Mile Bush is closed June and July.
Time: 2–3 hrs from 4WD car park to Benmore Hut
Dog access: No dogs allowed
From the 4WD car park a route is marked to Benmore Hut.
Turn onto Benmore Road from SH 73, and turn right at the T-intersection. An access easement is signposted through Ben More Station. This is a private station, leave gates as you find them and note that dogs are not permitted on this easement. There is 4WD drive access to the bush edge, while 2WD access stops about 30 minutes walk short of the bush.
NZTopo50 map sheet: BW21
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1499256, N5197464
Wasp populations reach high numbers from January to March – wear light-coloured clothing and carry antihistamine cream/tablets as a precaution.