View of Nydia Bay from Kaiuma Saddle



The 27 km Nydia Track offers walkers and cyclists great views and varied track conditions. Plan on an overnight stop at Nydia Bay where you can explore the history and coastline.

27 km one way

Walking and tramping

9.5 hr Advanced: Tramping track

Mountain biking

5 hr - 8 hr Advanced: Grade 4

Dog access

Dogs with a DOC permit only. Contact closest DOC office to get a permit. 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.


Whakatū/Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 546 9339
Address Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
1/37 Halifax Street
Nelson 7010
Hours See visitor centre hours
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