Swing bridge on Big Bend Track
Image: Laura Honey | DOC

Introduction

The Big Bend Track follows the Ōrongorongo River and connects the Ōrongorongo Track with the Whakanui Track.

Walking and tramping

1 hr 30 min one way from Turere Bridge Intermediate: Great Walk/Easier tramping track

Seasonal restrictions

The gate to Catchpool valley is open:

  • 6 am – 8 pm from 28 September until 7 April
  • 6 am – 6 pm from 8 April until 27 September

Dog access

Dogs on a leash only

Contacts

Kapiti Wellington Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 4 384 7770
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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