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

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 the relevant DOC office to obtain a permit.
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:   +64 7 384 7106
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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