Tracks from the Whakatāne River range from 3–5 days and can be quite challenging. There are many areas of private Māori land in this area. Access is permitted by no camping or hunting is allowed.


Check for alerts on the Ngāi Tūhoe website.

Walking and tramping

Advanced: Tramping track

Dog access

No dogs


Te Urewera Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 6 837 3803
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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