Enjoy spectacular views on the Lake Waikaremoana track
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Introduction

Lake Waikaremoana reopened on 10 January 2024. It is a Great Walk that is more of a backcountry, off the beaten track experience. Be immersed into stunning natural wilderness and welcomed into the homeland of Ngai Tūhoe.

Te Urewera is recognised in New Zealand law as a living person. Te Urewera is spoken for and governed by a board. Care for Te Urewera, including the tracks and facilities, is carried out by Te Uru Taumatua – Ngāi Tūhoe’s operational entity.

Bookings not currently open for 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2025 season. Check back here regularly for updates. A minimum of two weeks’ notice will be given.

46 km one way

Walking and tramping

3 - 4 days Intermediate: Great Walk/Easier tramping track

Video

Brochures

Lake Waikaremoana brochure (PDF, 4,313K) - includes map and profile

Stay safe in the outdoors

Contacts

Te Urewera Centre
Phone:   06 837 3900
Email:   teureweravc@ngaituhoe.iwi.nz
Address:   Te Kura Whenua
6249 Lake Road/SH38
Waikaremoana 4195
Te Urewera
Postal Address:   Kaitawa DOC Mailshed
Kaitawa Village
RD 5
Wairoa 4195
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