Collier Gorge Swing Bridge, on the Whitcombe River
Image: Brian Dobbie | ©

Introduction

The Whitcombe Pass Track takes you through the very rugged bush clad valleys of the lower Hokitika and Whitcombe Rivers to the Main Divide. This guide describes the route from the Hokitika road end to Whitcombe Pass only.

Walking and tramping

3-4 days to Whitcombe Pass Advanced: Tramping track

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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