Mt. Rakeahua and Mason Bay



Stewart Island/Rakiura's Southern Circuit Track is a remote, challenging tramp and requires good fitness, route-finding skills and backcountry experience.

71.5 km loop

Walking and tramping

4 - 6 days round trip from Freshwater landing Advanced: Tramping track

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.


Rakiura National Park Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 219 0009
Address 15 Main Road
Oban 9818
Hours Visitor centre hours and services
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