Orongorongo Valley

Introduction

Catchpool Valley is the most popular entrance to Remutaka Forest Park. It includes Ōrongorongo Valley and its booked huts with walks for all ages and fitness levels.

Highlights

  • Picnic areas – both open and secluded spots along Catchpool Road. 
  • Campground with toilets, showers and gas barbecues. 
  • Field base, toilets, and a 24-hour emergency telephone.

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Find things to do and places to stay Catchpool Valley & Ōrongorongo Valley

Access to the Cattle Ridge road and Mid Slope road is now available during normal park opening hours.

Opening hours: 8am - 8pm daily

Access
  • For a guide to open tracks refer to yellow highlighted route/s on the map.
  • Horse riding is not permitted anywhere else in the Park.
Follow health and safety rules and guidelines
  • It is recommended that high visibility clothing is worn at all times while in the area.
  • Be aware, as walkers, vehicles, mountain bikers and other users may be on the logging roads at the same time as you.

Tracks marked in yellow are open for horse and mountain bike riding.

Catchpool horse riding map.

Contacts

Kapiti Wellington Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 4 384 7770
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   wellingtonvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   18 - 32 Manners Street
Wellington
6011
Postal Address:   PO Box 10420
The Terrace
Wellington 6143
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