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Heaphy Track

Kahurangi National Park 7010, New Zealand
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Saw a Kiwi on the track

We started off at the Karamea end of the track, finishing at Brown Hut, completed over four days... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kiwiintheus
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Wellington, New Zealand
Phenomenal hike

This was our first ever great walk and what an absolute beauty! We flew in (same cost as driving... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2018
RomNomNom
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Wellington, New Zealand
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“great walk” (16 reviews)
“saddle hut” (13 reviews)
“flush toilets” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Kahurangi National Park 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started off at the Karamea end of the track, finishing at Brown Hut, completed over four days. Day one - the section between Kohaihai and Heaphy Hut was a mix of rain forest, tropical palms, and beach. The track itself is was easy going....More

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Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

This was our first ever great walk and what an absolute beauty! We flew in (same cost as driving and far shorter time) and started the hike. Every turn held beautiful New surprises and was so motivating to walk. From forest landscapes, to beautiful downs,...More

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Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 14, going from north to south. We did it over five relaxing days, staying at Perry Saddle, Saxon, James Mackay and Heaphy huts. Three of these four were new and very luxurious, two with flush toilets. Going from north to...More

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Reviewed December 19, 2017

Fantastic walk! We walked from brown to perry saddle to mackay to heaphy to kohaihai. I really enjoyed myself and loved the huts and scenery. There are a few places to swim on the way: at perry saddle, saxon and heaphy hut. Each is really...More

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Reviewed December 13, 2017

It's a slog going up (from Takaha side). Took me a good 3.5 hours as the track is quite rocky. Huts are amazing, especially the new ones. Although we went in mid October, when we woke up at James MacKay hut, it was snowing. Just...More

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Reviewed December 4, 2017

Have just walked this track with my sister and her son. We did this over 5 days ( 4 nights. We stayed at Perry Saddle hut, James Mackay hut, Lewis hut, Heaphy hut. We decided to do the uphill leg first, while being fresh, and...More

1  Thank Katherine C
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

We did this by bike over 3 nights and 4 days staying at Perry Saddle, James Mackay and Heaphy huts. it was a leisurely pace but there was plenty to see and fantastic scenery to relax in at the endow each day. Each day was...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

We did this over 4 nights / 5 days east to west, staying at Perry Saddle, Saxon, James Mackay and Heaphy huts. Saxon is an older hut but very cosy and comfortable if not too busy. The other 3 huts we stayed in were amazing...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2017

Went for the guided option 5 days Great, changing landscape, with a the last day a perfect coastal.track Perfectly organised, motivated guides, who cooked every evening a gourmet dinner in the hut You carry your personal items and also sleeping bag. Average level of fitness...More

1  Thank EMIELANDMARLEEN
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Reviewed June 12, 2017

We walked this in the opposite direction that most people do due to being on the Karamea side. It is a very diverse track with each day having different scenery. We did it over 4 days and the middle 2 days were relatively big walks...More

2  Thank Wendy H
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TimeZ0ne
November 21, 2017|
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Response from Wendy H | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jazzy, there is plenty of water at each of the doc huts. There are also some great swimming spots at the huts to cool off and freshen up in. Enjoy your walk.
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