Flat Top Conservation Area
Walk through native beech/tawhero forest in Mt Aspiring National Park to a swing bridge overlooking deep pools of perfectly clear, turquoise blue water in the Makarora River.
Cross a swing bridge over the Hāwea River for a pleasant loop walk around a spring fed wetland and picturesque views of the surrounding peaks.
Grab your lizard goggles and climb some rocks, spy some bugs and soak up the sun at one of the driest places in New Zealand.
Pack a picnic, grab your bicycles, and set off to explore this very scenic stretch of New Zealand rail history.
Earn a medal in your own backyard by doing one of these conservation actions at home.