Walking & hiking
Kohaihai / Karamea Walks
Walks in the Karamea and Kohaihai area in northern West Coast New Zealand.
Time and skill level: 5 days between Karamea and Golden Bay.
New Zealand Great Walk | Easy tramping
Traverses varied and diverse landscapes through coastline, rainforest and alpine grasslands. The longest of the Great Walks, it traverses through Kahurangi National Park.
- Find out more about the Heaphy Track.
Time and skill level: 50 minutes | easy
Across the Kohaihai River suspension bridge this walk leaves the Heaphy Track to loop through an impressive stand of nikau and northern rata forest.
Scotts Beach walk
Time and skill level: 1 hour | easy
Beautiful short forest walk along some of the Heaphy Track’s coastline.
Time and skill level: 25 minutes | easy
A well-formed track takes you to the southern hemisphere’s biggest limestone arch. Look out for Blue Duck (Whio) on the Oparara River.
- Find out more about the Oparara Arch.
Moira Gate Arch walk
Time and skill level: 45 minutes | easy
A gentle walk that takes you from the main Oparara Valley car park to the picturesque Moria Gate Arch.