Kahurangi Lighthouse, from beach north of the lighthouse and 15 minutes from the Lighthouse Keepers Hut
Image: Jason MacDonald | ©



Kahurangi Point is an unmarked route, mostly along the beach. If time allows, plan to stay overnight at Kahurangi Keepers' House, close to Kahurangi Point.

Walking and tramping

3-4 hr one way Expert: Route

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.


Whakatū/Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 546 9339
Email nelsonvc@doc.govt.nz
Address Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
1/37 Halifax Street
Nelson 7010
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