Between Te Matawai and Arete Huts
Image: Bev Bacon | DOC



The Northern Crossing is an unmarked track that links the Ōhau and Waingawa catchments in Tararua Forest Park and is one of four classic tramps in the park.

Walking and tramping

3 – 5 days Expert: Route

Dog access

Dogs allowed. Keep dog under control at all times. Other pets on conservation land rules.

Stay safe in the outdoors


Whakatū / Nelson Visitor Centre
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