Walking the river section between Koranga Forks Hut and Tawa Hut
Image: Adam Donaldson | ©



This loop track provides options for an overnight tramp with children or a multi-day tramp with river walking sections.

Walking and tramping

2 - 3 days Advanced: Tramping track

Dog access

Dogs with a DOC permit for recreational hunting or management purposes only. Other pets on conservation land rules.

Stay safe in the outdoors

  1. Choose the right trip for you. Learn about the route and make sure you have the skills for it.
  2. Understand the weather. Check weather forecasts
  3. Pack warm clothes and extra food. Check gear lists
  4. Share your plans and take ways to get help. Share directly or use the Outdoor Intentions form or Plan My Walk. Take a distress beacon. 
  5. Take care of yourself and each other.


DOC Customer Service Centre
Phone 0800 275 362
Email gisborne@doc.govt.nz
Address DOC offices
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