Ohakune Old Coach Road
Image: Katie Millen | ©

Introduction

Take a trip back into New Zealand's rail heritage while you walk or cycle an old coach road. The road was used to carry passengers and goods between two railheads on the North Island main trunk link before they were linked in 1908.

Highlights

This track is part of the Mountains to Sea Trail (Ngā Haerenga New Zealand Cycle Trails).

15 km one way

Walking and tramping

4 hr 30 min walk Easy: Walking track

Mountain biking

2 hr 20 min Intermediate: Grade 3

Dog access

No dogs

Your safety is your responsibility

Take the right gear to keep yourself safe on your tramp

Tell someone your plans using the Outdoors Intentions form including when to raise the alarm if you haven't returned.

Follow the Land Safety Code.

Contacts

Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 7 892 3729
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   tongarirovc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Whakapapa Village
State Highway 48
Mount Ruapehu
Postal Address:   PO Box 71029
Whakapapa Village
Mount Ruapehu 3951
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