Hut. Standard Hut (DOC). Capacity: 12. Distance from location: 2.5km.
Venison Tops Hut or Tira Lodge More ▶︎
Hut. Basic Hut/Bivvy (DOC). Capacity: 2. Distance from location: 2.9km.
Rocks Ahead Biv More ▶︎
Hut. Standard Hut (DOC). Capacity: 4. Distance from location: 2.9km.
Rocks Ahead Hut. A standard 4-bunk forestry hut on the Ngaruroro river. Steep tracks climb 600-700m onto 3 surrounding ranges to reach Back Ridge Biv, Venison Tops (Tira) Lodge, and onto the Manson tops for Manson / Otutu Huts. The ... More ▶︎
Photograph. Distance from location: 2.9km.
3rd hut up river from Kuripapango. 4 comfortable bunks. Awesome view up river from the bench seat just outside. About 30m above river level. There is also a cool cable car just down river to cross to Rocks Ahead Bivy. More ▶︎
GPX file. Distance from location: 3.0km.
A 4-5 day trip in the Kaweka Forest Park More ▶︎
Track. 5 – 10 days. Easy/medium. One way. Distance from location: 3.6km.
A Kaimanawa-Kaweka traverse from Rangataiki to the Gentle Annie (Napier-Taihape) summit. 5-10 days of good track-tramping through the beech & manuka forest, vividly coloured sub-alpine ridges and barren rocky tops of the Kaimanawa and Kaweka Range. This route formed one leg of ... More ▶︎