Tramper on the Travers-Sabine


Experience tranquil beech forests, fields of waving tussocks, 2000‑m‑high mountains and clear rushing streams in the heart of the mountains of Nelson Lakes National Park.

80 km loop

Walking and tramping

4 - 7 days Advanced: Tramping track

Seasonal restrictions

Late November to 30 April

You must have a booking to stay at Angelus Hut and Campsite in the peak summer season.

1 May to late November

Bookings are not required for any huts and campsites - pay with a Backcountry Hut Pass or Backcountry Hut Tickets.

Dog access

No dogs



Rotoiti / Nelson Lakes Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 521 1806
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   View Road
St Arnaud
Postal Address:   PO Box 55
St Arnaud 7053
Whakatū / Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 546 9339
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
79 Trafalgar Street
Nelson 7010
Postal Address:   Private Bag 5
Nelson 7042
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