Pororari River
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Walk to Pororari Hut for 360 degree views and experience a shorter (overnight) version of the Paparoa Track Great Walk.

16 km one way | 17.1 km one way return via same track

Walking and tramping

4-5 hr one way Intermediate: Great Walk/Easier tramping track

Mountain biking

2 hr 30 min - 3 hr 30 min one way Advanced: Grade 4

Stay safe in the outdoors

  1. Choose the right trip for you. Learn about the route and make sure you have the skills for it.
  2. Understand the weather. Check weather forecasts
  3. Pack warm clothes and extra food. Check gear lists
  4. Share your plans and take ways to get help. Share directly or use the Outdoor Intentions form or Plan My Walk. Take a distress beacon. 
  5. Take care of yourself and each other.


Paparoa National Park Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 731 1895
Email paparoavc@doc.govt.nz
Address 4294 Coast Road
RD 1 Runanga 7873
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