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Fantastic tramp was ruined by Big Bush Water Taxis. Web site quotes $50 and $60 for a single trip. Having booked a single at $60, cash demanded....to be paid on pick up. They then proceeded to charge $90. With no internet or phone you are...More
Went with 2 11 year olds and a friend. We did it over 3days/2nights. Started at Onepoto. First day tough and took a bit longer that DOC suggested but it was very windy and to be fair we did stop for photos and snacks. Stopping...More
This is one place everyone has to visit. Simply stunning. We stayed overnight near the lake but only had enough time to catch a boat cruise with David Dodd which turned out to be fantastic as he also had to do a water taxi run...More
OK, I am cheating as I did this trip a year earlier, early February. The weather was perfect, few people on the track , huts and lake almost to myself. The traditional route is to scale the bluff first. I am on the wrong side...More
The hike is great but much harder and steeper than the doc maps show. The huts are filthy except for the first ones which are new. No gas and water is in the tanks. You need someone to show you how it can be accessed.
We did the tramp in 3 days and it was tough but achievable. We were blessed with perfect weather, even a bit hot at some times, and only short muddy areas. The huts were pretty good but overbooked. over 30 people in each one each...More
I've just finished the Lake Waikaremoana track solo, doing it in 2 days and it was just km after km of mud, putting mud runs to shame. The track had slipped away in parts, so I had to climb up over banks, people were being...More
Just finished the Waikaremoana Great Walk and loved every minute of the walk itself. Awe inspiring bush, magical views, just great kiwi bushwalking....that's the good news.
The huts the selves are suffering from neglect, no guttering on the huts means no water in the tanks...More