Approaching the bridge at Turere stream
Image: Benhi Dixon | Creative Commons



This popular, easy walk passes through different forest types and has swimming holes at the end of the track - it's ideal for families.

5.2 km one way

Walking and tramping

2 hr one way Easy: Walking 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


Wellington/Kapiti information
Phone:   +64 3 546 9339
About:   Whakatū/Nelson Visitor Centre provides visitor information for this area
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