East Ruggedy panorama



The North West Circuit offers challenging multi-day tramping around Rakiura/Stewart island’s northern coast.

Sweeping beaches, rocky headlands and stunning scenery are the rewards for the fit and well-equipped.

Rakeahua Valley and Doughboy Bay can be added to the North West Circuit. Alternatively the Southern Circuit Track incorporating these areas can be walked separately.

125 km loop

Walking and tramping

9 - 11 days Advanced: Tramping track

Stay safe in the outdoors


Rakiura National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 219 0009
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   stewartisland@doc.govt.nz
Address:   15 Main Road
Oban 9818
Postal Address:   PO Box 3
Rakiura/Stewart Island 9846
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