Tararua Southern Crossing
Image: Eduardo Villouta Stengl | ©

Introduction

The Southern Crossing is one of the four classic tramps of the Tararua Range.

Highlights

The Southern Crossing is one of the four classic tramps of the Tararua Range.

Originally it was the route from Otaki Forks to the Wairarapa Plains (and in later years, the Kaitoke Basin). It was popularised during the 1920s and 30s by the Tararua Tramping Club and other clubs in the Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.

Walking and tramping

3 days Advanced: Tramping track

Dog access

Dogs allowed. Keep dog under control at all times.

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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