Mount Holdsworth area
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Holdsworth is the main entrance to the eastern side of Tararua Forest Park. It offers camping, a lodge, picnic facilities, swimming in Atiwhakatu Stream and a range of walks.

Find things to do and places to stay Holdsworth area

The Atiwhakatu Stream has good, relatively safe swimming areas which are popular over the summer.

You'll also find fireplaces and picnic facilities in attractive setting – grassed riverflats, surrounded by lush bush, next to Atiwhakatu Stream. You'll need to bring your own firewood. Please do not take firewood from the bush.


Wellington/Kapiti information
Phone:   +64 3 546 9339
About:   Whakatū/Nelson Visitor Centre provides visitor information for this area
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