Waihaha Hut

Te Araroa Trail
Te Araroa Trail
Track 95 days. Medium. One way.
Te Araroa is a walking trail running the entire length of the North and South Islands. The trail opened 3 December 2011.
Hauhungaroa Track (Southern Section)
Hauhungaroa Track (Southern Section)
Track 2 – 3 days. Easy. One way.
A two to three day trip in the Pureora Forest. Well worth doing because there are two new huts and the bird life is fantastic
Hauhungaroa Range (Northern Section)
Hauhungaroa Range (Northern Section)
Track 2 – 3 days. Easy/medium. One way.
A two or three day trip incorporating the Northern part of the Hauhungaroa Range in Pureora Forest Park. Because the two huts on this route are 10 hours apart, this trip is going to inevitably invo...

Track grades

Unusually smooth, well-marked track, easy gradients. Up to about 4 hours per day.
Typical lowland track. Generally easy walking and well marked. Ascents of up to 1000m. Some easy river crossings, unmarked travel along rivers.
Typical tops track. Experienced trampers only. Rough, muddy and poorly marked or unmarked. Ascents of up to 2000m. River crossings, open tops, passes. Up to about 8 hours per day.
Navigation and snow skills (use of ice axe and crampons) required. Glaciers, exposure to falls.
Rough or non-existent tracks. Following ridges, bush spurs, and rivers. Steep ascents, arduous travel, hazardous conditions, snow and navigation skills essential.