Tracks

Nihotupu Ridge Track

Track Closed Tramping track Track closed until further notice

Due to ongoing Kauri Dieback disease preventative measures, this track is closed until further notice. Please visit www.kauridieback.co.nz for more information.

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Tramping track

From the east end of Parau Track, the Nihotupu Track follows along an undulating ridge between the Kakamatua and Nihotupu watersheds, then descends steeply to the west end of the Parau Track. Caution is needed as the track is poorly defined in parts.


Nihotupu Ridge Track details

Regional park: Click here for information about 'Huia' (including gate opening hours)
Distance: 4.2 km
Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
Wheelchair access: No
Pram access: No

What to expect

Suitable for people of reasonable fitness and experience.

Tramping tracks will:
  • Consist of formed and drained surfaces.
  • Be signposted at track entrances and key junctions.
Tramping tracks may:
  • Have structures in permanent wet areas but waterways will not generally be bridged.
  • Tramping tracks may also have limited track information, and steep grades.

Security

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.


Maps

All Huia tracks