Nevis Road
Image: Donald Lousley | ©



Access the Remarkables Conservation Area on these tracks.

The Nevis Valley provides access to the North Hector Mountains and the Remarkables Range, where the highest vantage points in the Remarkables Conservation Area offer solitude and stunning views.

Walking and tramping

Various times over 4 hr return Advanced: Tramping track

Mountain biking

Intermediate: Grade 3

Other activities

  • Four wheel driving
  • Horse riding

Seasonal restrictions

  • Dark Elliots Track, Ryders Track and Scotchmans Creek Track are closed annually from 15 October – 30 November for lambing.
  • Nevis Road from Comissioners Creek to the Southland district boundary is closed to motor vehicles annually from the first Monday in June to 30 September.

Dog access

Dogs allowed. Keep dog under control at all times.

Stay safe in the outdoors


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Queenstown 9348
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