View from Mt Owen



At 1875 m Mt Owen is the highest peak in Kahurangi National Park and on a fine day the views from this peak are spectacular.

Courthouse Flat to Granity Pass Hut - 8.3 km return via same track

Walking and tramping

Northern access: 9 hr, Southern access 7 hr Advanced: Tramping track
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
Address Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
1/37 Halifax Street
Nelson 7010
Hours See visitor centre hours
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