Toaroha Swingbridge, Hokitika
Image: Brian Dobbie | ©

Introduction

This route traverses rugged river valleys and crosses two alpine saddles. The alpine sections demand experience and good route finding skills in other than fine weather conditions.

48 km one way

Walking and tramping

4 - 5 days Advanced: Tramping track
Expert: Route

Dog access

Dogs with a DOC permit only. Contact the relevant DOC office to obtain a permit.

Contacts

Paparoa National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 731 1895
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   paparoavc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   4294 Coast Road
Punakaiki
RD 1
Runanga 7873
Postal Address:   4294 Coast Road
Punakaiki
RD 1
Runanga 7873
Dog permit contact
Office: Hokitika Office
Phone:   +64 3 756 9100
Email:   hokitika@doc.govt.nz
Postal address:  Private Bag 701
Hokitika 7842
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