Taonui Viaduct

Old Coach Rd - Ohakune
Old Coach Rd - Ohakune
Track 0 – 1 day. Easy. One way.
Part of the NZ cycleway recently opened by John Key. However parts of this track are quite muddy, even on foot. Follows an old coach road and parts of the main trunk railway line that was realigned...

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.