Public access to Oparara Basin in Kahurangi National Park has been restored in time for Summer!
Access to the basin was restricted to weekends from May 2023 while McCallums Road was upgraded. The road will fully reopen to the public on 01 December 2023.
- 01/10/2023 – Department of Conservation Article
Explore the area:
Oparara Guided Tours – Qualmark Silver
Explore the wild beauty of The Oparara, Karamea.
A unique combination of natural landforms, diverse ecosystems and spectacular caves and arches born of a million years of undisturbed isolation characterize this area.
Public access to the 'Honeycomb Hill Specially Protected Area' is restricted to DOC (Department of Conservation) approved guided tours only, due to the delicate ecological nature of the area.
Discover this beautiful and special area with us!
West Coast Secrets: Summer Break in Karamea
Slip into paradise. Only one road leads to Karamea – a sub-tropical paradise unlike anywhere else in New Zealand.