Ka Whata Tu o Rakihouia Conservation Park

Kowhai - Hapuku Track
Kowhai - Hapuku Track
Track 2 days. Medium. One way.
This track follows two river valleys between Mount Fyffe and the Seaward Kaikoura Ranges. Since the Nov 2016 earthquakes, times will be slower. The tracks seem to be preserved for the main part and...
Mount Fyffe
Mount Fyffe
Track 1 – 2 days. Medium. Return by the same track.
A steep 4WD track to a hut overlooking Kaikoura Peninsula, and on to the summit, with panoramic views of the Kaikoura Ranges.
East West Route
Track 5 – 6 days. Medium. One way.
A long trail through remote, desolate high country between the Clarence River and Molesworth Recreation Reserve.
Fyffe-Palmer Track
Track Easy. Loop track.
A loop track through forest on the slopes of Kaikoura's Mount Fyffe.
Hinau Track
Track Easy. Loop track.
A brief loop through hinau forest at the foot of Mount Fyffe near Kaikoura.

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.