Waitewaewae track

For Waitewaewae Hut
Alert Ōtaki Gorge Road closed to vehicles and pedestrians

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 (PDF, 2,290K).

First published on 20 December 2022.
Date 12 Jan 2023 12:13
Source Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai 2023.