The view from the Urchin to Umukarikari track.
Image: Kim Turia | DOC

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Introduction

Climb above the bush line to the exposed alpine ridge of Umukarikari and Mount Urchin. Enjoy fantastic views and access the Waipakihi valley and hut.

14 km | 8 km | 18.5 km

Walking and tramping

1 - 2 days Advanced: Tramping track

Dog access

Dogs with a DOC permit only. Contact closest DOC office to obtain a permit. Other pets on conservation land rule

Stay safe in the outdoors

Check, Clean, Dry

Clean all gear when moving between waterways to prevent the spread of didymo and other freshwater pests.

How to check, clean, dry your gear.

Contacts

Turangi Office
Phone:   0800 275 362
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   turangi@doc.govt.nz
Address:   3 Town Centre
Turangi 3334
Postal Address:   Private Bag 2
Turangi 3353
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