From Anawhata Road, opposite the Chateau Mosquito Track entrance, Hettig Track descends steeply with some steps, then follows the valley floor over a rough, indistinct route to the Marawhara Stream at the site of the old dam. Note: Extreme caution is required when going downstream from here.
Hettig Track details
What to expect
Lightly cut marked or unmarked tracks, often steep. Streams and rivers may be unbridged. Boots are recommended. Suitable for fit, well equipped and experienced walkers.
Theft from vehicles is not common but unfortunately can happen.
You should take the same reasonable precautions you take when parking at other locations and remember to lock your vehicle and take your valuables with you.