Climb straight up, track to Dasler Bivouac, Hopkins Valley



Hopkins valley, in Ruataniwha Conservation Park, is near Lake Ōhau.

21 - 35 km return via same track

Walking and tramping

7 - 11 hr 30 min hr one way Advanced: Tramping track

Mountain biking

1 hr 30 min one way Easy: Grade 2

Other activities

  • Four wheel driving
  • Horse riding

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.


Te Manahuna / Twizel Office
Phone:   0800 275 362
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   15 Wairepo Road
Twizel 7901
Postal Address:   Private Bag 951
Twizel 7944
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