Paparoa Track

Paparoa National Park

  • 3 days one way
  • Easy/medium
  • Bookings required

New track located in Paparoa National Park, and still under construction. The track is scheduled to open late 2018.

This track is planned to be a dual-use (walk / mountain bike) Great Walk. It was conceived as a memorial to the 29 miners who lost their lives in the Pike River Mine explosion of 2010. A side track will be created called the Pike29 Memorial Track.

All information is provisional.

Pororari River • By Matthew. Licence: cc by-nc-nd.
Key information
Walking time
3 days
Distance
65.0km
Type
One way
One way
Grade
Easy/medium
Bookings
Bookings required
Required
Find it
Starts
Blackball Road, Blackball
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Ends
Pororari River carpark, SH6, Punakaiki
Maps
NZTopo50-BS19
NZTopo50-BT20
NZTopo50-BT19
Altitude
10m – 1,180m
Altitude change 1,170m
More information
Link
www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/west-coast/places/paparoa-national-park/things-to-do/tracks/paparoa-track/http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/west-coast/places/paparoa-national-park/things-to-do/tracks/paparoa-track/
Map
ID 16262

About this track

Added 9 January 2017 by MatthewMatthew. 2 revisions, most recently 13 July 2017 by MatthewMatthew.
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