Alerts

On the Waitewaewae track

For Waitewaewae Hut
Alert Ōtaki Gorge Road closed

The Ōtaki Gorge Road is closed to vehicles and pedestrians until further notice due to a major slip.

All campgrounds in the Ōtaki Forks area are closed until further notice except for a new summer camping spot at Boielles Flat. This will be available from 1 December 2022 to 1 March 2023. Bookings are required and can be made here: Boielles Summer Campsite.

There is an emergency track that you can walk to gain access to Ōtaki Forks. It is 5 km long and can be accessed 200 m past the locked gate on the Ōtaki Gorge Road.

Directions and description of the emergency track

First published on 26 September 2020. Last reviewed on 1 September 2022.
Date 18 Nov 2022 12:40
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