Onawe

  • 1 hr loop track
  • Easy

Historic volcanic peninsula in Akaroa Harbour.

Walking on Onawe Peninsula. • By Matthew.
Key information
Walking time
1 hr
Distance
3.0km
Type
Loop track
Loop track
Grade
Easy
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Find it
Starts
Between Barrys Bay and Duvauchelle, Akaroa Harbour
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Maps
NZTopo50-BY25
Altitude
Sea level – 108m
Altitude change 108m
Note that Onawe Peninsula is private land. Any trampers interested in walking on this sacred land must first contact the Heritage Officer, Pere Tainui at Onuku Marae 03-304-7607 (best contacted during business hours) or Onuku's Christchurch Administration office 03-366-4379. Permission to visit Onawe is based on the decision of the local Runanga and Ngai Tahu iwi.  The intention is to protect the sacred site of Onawe and to provide potential trampers and tourists with accurate historic information so they may understand the importance of this site to the local whanau (people).
Map
ID 227

About this track

Added 1 June 2001 by MatthewMatthew. 1 revision 1 January 2007 by MatthewMatthew.
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