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Kahurangi National Park

Sunset at Heaphy Hut

Sunset at Heaphy Hut

In front of the hut looking out to the mouth of the river. Sun setting in paradise!   More ▶︎
Great Walks Information

Great Walks Information

The DOC Great Walks are a set of premium tramping tracks throughout New Zealand.   More ▶︎
Heaphy Track

Heaphy Track

A classic crossing of the geologically and biologically diverse northwest corner of the South Island. The track is also open to ...   More ▶︎
Mt Arthur

Mt Arthur

Straightforward climb to the summit of Mt Arthur (1795m) on the Arthur Range.   More ▶︎
Flora Hut Walk

Flora Hut Walk

Easy walk over Flora Saddle to Flora Hut. This is a good family walk, but the hut is basic. There ...   More ▶︎
Mt Arthur Hut

Mt Arthur Hut

Easy loop to a hut at the bushline of the Arthur Range.   More ▶︎
Flora Shelter - Kahurangi Nat Pk.

Flora Shelter - Kahurangi Nat Pk.

Flora Shelter in the Kahurangi National Park. Lovely spot but bugger to get to in snow without 4wd!   More ▶︎

Mt Arthur to Murchison

track from Mt Atrhur Tablelands to Murchison via Wangapeka Saddle, Nugget Knob and the Matiri Valley   More ▶︎
Flora Carpark Snowed in Car

Flora Carpark Snowed in Car

A car believed to have been left behind from a party rescued from Mt Arthur/Flora area recently to my trip ...   More ▶︎
Heaphy Track

Heaphy Track

Heaphy Track - West to East   More ▶︎
Weka eye view - Saxon Hut

Weka eye view - Saxon Hut

Saxon Hut - early Winter from Weka's eye view   More ▶︎
Saxon Hut

Saxon Hut

Hut at the edge of Gouland Downs on the Heaphy Track. Great Walks campsite located next to the hut.   More ▶︎
Saxon hut July 2010

Saxon hut July 2010

Arguably the tidiest of the huts on the Heaphy Track and with the most interesting interior displays! (Didn't stay but popped ...   More ▶︎
Heaphy Boot Pole

Heaphy Boot Pole

Boot pole along the Heaphy Track   More ▶︎
Flora Hut

Flora Hut

Flora Hut on a sunny day   More ▶︎

Flora Huts

Long before the road was pushed up the Graham Valley, hikers had to leave the old Salisbury farm at Pokororo. ...   More ▶︎
Looking up at the corrugated iron overhang

Looking up at the corrugated iron overhang

Must to have been fun putting that up!   More ▶︎
upper gridion shelter

upper gridion shelter

4 person hut rock bivvy   More ▶︎
Flora Hut

Flora Hut

An old hut in a large clearing 35 minutes from Flora Carpark, built around the 1920s. It is seldom stayed ...   More ▶︎
Lewis hut July 2010

Lewis hut July 2010

The middle one of the three huts on the West Coast side of the Heaphy Track.   More ▶︎
Lewis Hut

Lewis Hut

Hut at the confluence of the Lewis and Heaphy Rivers on the Heaphy Track.   More ▶︎
Lodestone

Lodestone

A track leading to the summit of Lodestone, a peak north of the popular Mt Arthur. The easiest route follows ...   More ▶︎
Mt Lodestone

Mt Lodestone

Mt Lodestone from Gordons Pyramid - Apr 2011   More ▶︎
Gouland Downs Hut

Gouland Downs Hut

Gouland Downs Hut   More ▶︎
Gouland Downs Hut

Gouland Downs Hut

Gouland Downs Hut   More ▶︎
Gouland Downs Hut

Gouland Downs Hut

Hut located at the eastern edge of Gouland Downs, on the Heaphy Track. This hut is more traditional and basic, ...   More ▶︎
Mt.Arthur hut in snow Sept 2010

Mt.Arthur hut in snow Sept 2010

A cold but fun stay over in the Kahurangi National Park.   More ▶︎
Sunrise from Mt Arthur Hut

Sunrise from Mt Arthur Hut

A crowded hut means an early start - Apr 2011   More ▶︎
Mt Arthur Hut

Mt Arthur Hut

Mt Arthur Hut entrance in snow.   More ▶︎
Mt. Arthur Hut

Mt. Arthur Hut

Nice little hut popular with day-trippers from Flora carpark. Gas stove and heater. Allows an interesting 5 hour excursion up ...   More ▶︎
Mt Arthur Hut

Mt Arthur Hut

A popular rest point on the way to climb Mt Arthur. Some people here are actually staying the night at ...   More ▶︎
Mt Arthur Hut - Salisbury Lodge

Mt Arthur Hut - Salisbury Lodge

via Gordons Pyramid   More ▶︎
Approach to Gordons Pyramid

Approach to Gordons Pyramid

The actual track (the BQ24-Tapawera map is incorrect) from the Mt Arthur Track to Gordons Pyramid LINZ have indicated they will ...   More ▶︎
The Fridge that used to be at Upper Gridiron Shelter

The Fridge that used to be at Upper Gridiron Shelter

Not there anymore.   More ▶︎

Cloustons Mine Track

Leading from the Salisbury Track on Flora Stream up past Cloustons Mine to Gordons Pyramid (1489m).   More ▶︎
Upper Gridiron picture window

Upper Gridiron picture window

The picture window above the door at Upper Gridiron hut. taken Mar 2006   More ▶︎
Upper Gridiron Hut

Upper Gridiron Hut

Upper Gridiron hut. taken 18-Mar-2006   More ▶︎
Upper Gridiron Hut

Upper Gridiron Hut

Upper Gridiron hut. taken 18-Mar-2006   More ▶︎
Upper Gridiron Hut

Upper Gridiron Hut

Half hut and half rock overhang -- a most unusual place.   More ▶︎
Gunner River Swingbridge, Heaphy Track

Gunner River Swingbridge, Heaphy Track

Limestone bluffs, dark tannin-stained waters, and massive trees of Northern rātā make the walk from Lewis Hut to Heaphy Hut ...   More ▶︎
Lower Gridiron Shelter

Lower Gridiron Shelter

Lower Gridiron shelter. taken 18-Mar-2006   More ▶︎
Lower Gridiron Shelter

Lower Gridiron Shelter

4 person hut bivvy under rock overhang   More ▶︎
Gordons Pyramid

Gordons Pyramid

From the Mt Arthur track, showing the poled route over point 1380 (left of pic) to the summit of Gordons ...   More ▶︎
Gordons Pyramid

Gordons Pyramid

1489m, Kahurangi NP, between Mt Arthur and the Arthur Tableland   More ▶︎
James Mackay Hut

James Mackay Hut

Hut at the edge of the Mackay Downs on the Heaphy Track. New hut opened on 5-Nov-2014 and old hut closed.   More ▶︎
James Mackay hut

James Mackay hut

James Mackay old & new huts. taken Nov 2014   More ▶︎
James Mackay hut

James Mackay hut

James Mackay hut. taken Nov 2014   More ▶︎
James Mackay hut

James Mackay hut

James Mackay hut. taken Nov 2014.   More ▶︎
Mackay hut July 2010

Mackay hut July 2010

James Mackay hut, Heaphy Track. A 26 bunk lodge.   More ▶︎
Growler Rock Shelter

Growler Rock Shelter

Growler Rock shelter   More ▶︎
Growler Rock Shelter

Growler Rock Shelter

Growler Rock Shelter   More ▶︎
The New Perry Saddle Hut

The New Perry Saddle Hut

Perry Saddle Hut has been replaced by this large new comfortable hut   More ▶︎
Perry Saddle Hut and the Dragon's Teeth

Perry Saddle Hut and the Dragon's Teeth

There are good views in all directions from the windows of this new hut   More ▶︎
Perry Saddle Hut

Perry Saddle Hut

A hut near the eastern end of the Heaphy Track, near the top of the long climb up from the ...   More ▶︎

Ellis Basin Hut

A six bunk hut hiding at the bottom of the Ellis Basin on the south side of Mt Arthur. Caving ...   More ▶︎

Ellis Hut / Murderer's Hut (Hawke's Bay)

This is a historic hut which is available for recreational use. The hut was built 1884 for Poporangi Station, and ...   More ▶︎

Ellis Hut

Hut on a tributary of the Ellis River, on the flanks of the Arthur Range. A route continues past the ...   More ▶︎
Dry Rock Shelter

Dry Rock Shelter

Dry Rock Shelter. An open air shelter under a rock overhang, but with a sleeping platform and mattresses.   More ▶︎
Dry Rock Shelter

Dry Rock Shelter

Dry Rock shelter. taken 18-Mar-2006   More ▶︎
Ministry of Works Historic Hut

Ministry of Works Historic Hut

MOW Historic hut. taken 15-Dec-2010   More ▶︎
Ministry of Works Historic Hut

Ministry of Works Historic Hut

Ministry of Works Historic Hut. Previously known as Mackay Downs Hut. Constructed in 1970 by the Ministry of Works for the ...   More ▶︎
Sign pointing to MOW Historic Hut Oct 2012

Sign pointing to MOW Historic Hut Oct 2012

"Five minutes before the hut there is an old hut sign of weathered wood with flat head nails making the ...   More ▶︎
Heaphy Hut

Heaphy Hut

Hut at the mouth of the Heaphy River on the Heaphy Track. Great Walks campsite surrounds the hut.   More ▶︎
The New Heaphy Hut

The New Heaphy Hut

A large, modern sandfly proof structure   More ▶︎
Day One - Building the New Heaphy Hut

Day One - Building the New Heaphy Hut

We happened to be at the Heaphy Hut on the day they started building the new hut. There was a ...   More ▶︎

Asbestos Track

A gently graded mine road climbing to an asbestos mine and 1890s cottage.   More ▶︎
Salisbury Lodge

Salisbury Lodge

A big beautiful hut. Four large sleeping platforms with mattresses. Gas cookers (2 sets of 4 rings) and 2 gas ...   More ▶︎
Leslie-Karamea

Leslie-Karamea

Joins onto Wangapeka Track.   More ▶︎
Salisbury Lodge looking toward Mt Arthur

Salisbury Lodge looking toward Mt Arthur

My great-great-grandfather herded 400 sheep & cattle here on the Tablelands from 1875 til 1920, once he obtained the grazing ...   More ▶︎
Heaphy Sunset

Heaphy Sunset

Sunset at Heaphy Beach   More ▶︎
McKay Hut

McKay Hut

Up high with a view down to the Heaphy River mouth. One of the older huts on the track with ...   More ▶︎
Saxon Hut

Saxon Hut

The newest hut on the track.   More ▶︎
Heaphy Hut

Heaphy Hut

Perfectly situated beside the lagoon and river mouth. If you have a day to spare there are worse places to ...   More ▶︎
Lewis Hut

Lewis Hut

A very bright and nice hut beside the river. You can ford the smaller river to continue the track rather than ...   More ▶︎
Heaphy Beach

Heaphy Beach

View from Heaphy beach 400 meters from heaphy hut   More ▶︎
Heaphy Coastline

Heaphy Coastline

An easy overnighter along the palm-fringed coastline of the Heaphy Track.   More ▶︎
Salisbury Lodge

Salisbury Lodge

from Gordon's Pyramid, the hut looks deceptively close - Apr 2011   More ▶︎
JH on a saddle Mackay Downs October 2012

JH on a saddle Mackay Downs October 2012

I took this photo en route from James Mackay hut to the MOW Mackay Downs hut. This route follows lots ...   More ▶︎
Asbestos Cottage

Asbestos Cottage

A quaint hut with history - some of the original occupant's belongings still present and in use. Asbestos Cottage was ...   More ▶︎
Asbestos Cottage

Asbestos Cottage

First view as you come out of the bush into the clearing   More ▶︎
Myosotis arnoldii

Myosotis arnoldii

Black budded forget-me-not. As it blooms the yellow background makes it appear brown.   More ▶︎
Myosotis arnoldii flower

Myosotis arnoldii flower

Close up of this seldom seen flower.   More ▶︎
Asbestos mine - human debris

Asbestos mine - human debris

You want boots? Here's some.   More ▶︎
Aorere Shelter

Aorere Shelter

Aorere shelter. taken 17-Dec-2010   More ▶︎
Aorere Shelter

Aorere Shelter

Tablelands Circuit

Tablelands Circuit

Joins onto Leslie-Karamea Track.   More ▶︎