Creek along the Garden Gully Track
Image: Baptiste Maryns | ©



Croesus Track is one of the finest surviving examples of a miners' track (1881) on the West Coast. Croesus Track is part of Paparoa Track.

22.1 km one way

Walking and tramping

1–2 days one way Advanced: Tramping track

Mountain biking

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
Address 4294 Coast Road
RD 1 Runanga 7873
Hours See visitor centre hours
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