Holdsworth-Kaitoke Track
Image: Sharon Hart | Creative Commons


This is a good track for people new to the Tararuas that can be walked over 2 or 3 days. It follows the Waiohine and Tauherenikau rivers for 36 km between Holdsworth and Kaitoke.

36 km one way

Walking and tramping

2-3 days Advanced: Tramping track

Dog access

Dogs allowed. Keep dog under control at all times.

Your safety is your responsibility

Take the right gear to keep yourself safe on your tramp

Tell someone your plans using the Outdoors Intentions form including when to raise the alarm if you haven't returned.

Follow the Land Safety Code.


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