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Major Tracks - R -

Track: Rakiura Track - Great Walk.

Southland Conservancy Location: Rakiura National Park, Stewart Island Access: From Halfmoon Bay Description: Medium to hard tramping. 36 km, 3 day tramp. Track goes along the coast and through forest DOC contact: Stewart Island: +64 3 219 0002 stewartislandfc@doc.govt.nz Comment: Great Walk Pass required. No cooking facilities. Brochure available.

Track: Rees Dart Track.

Otago Conservancy Location: Mt Aspiring National Park, South Island Access: Queenstown Glenorchy, Rees Valley Road/Paradise Road Description: Medium to hard trip through river valleys and over an alpine pass. 70 km 4 - 5 day tramp DOC contact: Glenorchy: +64 3 442 9937 glenorchyvc@doc.govt.nz Comment: Serviced huts. No cooking facilities. Brochure available.

Track: Rerepahupahu Falls (Waitaanga South) Track.

Whanganui Conservancy Location: Waitaanga Forest, North Taranaki, 2 hours northeast of New Plymouth Access: SH40 Ahititi to Ohura, South Waitaanga Road end Description: Track follows old bush tramline through rare silver beech and rimu/tawa forest to 60m waterfall. Numerous swing bridges. 5 hrs one way DOC contact: New Plymouth: +64 6 758 0433 Comment: No huts, free overnight camping at falls. Please follow the Environmental Care Code.

Track: Routeburn Track - Great Walk.

Otago Conservancy and Southland Conservancy Location: Mt Aspiring National Park and Fiordland National Park, South Island Access: Routeburn Road from Glenorchy or Milford Road at the Divide Description: 33 km, 3 day walk with alpine scenery DOC contact: Te Anau: +64 3 249 7924 fiordlandvc@doc.govt.nz Glenorchy: +64 3 442 9937 glenorchyvc@doc.govt.nz Comment: Reserve October - April. +64 3 249 8514 greatwalksbooking@doc.govt.nz Brochure available.

Track: Ruapehu Round the Mountain Track.

Tongariro/Taupo Conservancy Location: Tongariro National Park, central North Island Access: Whakapapa Village off SH1 or from Ohakune Mountain Road. also access off SH1 Desert Road and Tukino Road Description: Medium to hard tramping taking 4 - 6 days. Volcanic terrain, beech forest, tussock, bush, and river crossings. Experience needed DOC contact: Whakapapa: +64 7 892 3729 whakapapavc@doc.govt.nz Comment: Serviced huts, one Great Walks hut. Brochure available.



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Don't try walking the Routeburn Track without booking. unless you plan to complete it in a single day.

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