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Heaphy Track

Kahurangi National Park 7010, New Zealand
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Majestic

We were a group of 14, going from north to south. We did it over five relaxing days, staying at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
classicchch
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Awesome Walk

Fantastic walk! We walked from brown to perry saddle to mackay to heaphy to kohaihai. I really... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
epsomrose
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Always check the website for changes that might affect your trip. See website for the price of accommodation on this track.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“great walk” (14 reviews)
“saddle hut” (13 reviews)
“flush toilets” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Kahurangi National Park 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 14, going from north to south. We did it over five relaxing days, staying at Perry Saddle, Saxon, James Mackay and Heaphy huts. Three of these four were new and very luxurious, two with flush toilets. Going from north to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic walk! We walked from brown to perry saddle to mackay to heaphy to kohaihai. I really enjoyed myself and loved the huts and scenery. There are a few places to swim on the way: at perry saddle, saxon and heaphy hut. Each is really...More

Thank epsomrose
Reviewed 14 December 2017

It's a slog going up (from Takaha side). Took me a good 3.5 hours as the track is quite rocky. Huts are amazing, especially the new ones. Although we went in mid October, when we woke up at James MacKay hut, it was snowing. Just...More

Thank 78Rachel
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Have just walked this track with my sister and her son. We did this over 5 days ( 4 nights. We stayed at Perry Saddle hut, James Mackay hut, Lewis hut, Heaphy hut. We decided to do the uphill leg first, while being fresh, and...More

1  Thank Katherine C
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We did this by bike over 3 nights and 4 days staying at Perry Saddle, James Mackay and Heaphy huts. it was a leisurely pace but there was plenty to see and fantastic scenery to relax in at the endow each day. Each day was...More

Thank Gunsa
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We did this over 4 nights / 5 days east to west, staying at Perry Saddle, Saxon, James Mackay and Heaphy huts. Saxon is an older hut but very cosy and comfortable if not too busy. The other 3 huts we stayed in were amazing...More

Thank grant-kathy-amy
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Went for the guided option 5 days Great, changing landscape, with a the last day a perfect coastal.track Perfectly organised, motivated guides, who cooked every evening a gourmet dinner in the hut You carry your personal items and also sleeping bag. Average level of fitness...More

1  Thank EMIELANDMARLEEN
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We walked this in the opposite direction that most people do due to being on the Karamea side. It is a very diverse track with each day having different scenery. We did it over 4 days and the middle 2 days were relatively big walks...More

2  Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The Heaphy is a great track that takes you through mountain forest, tussocklands, lowland forest, along rivers and along the sea. It is quite beautiful. You are able to swim at each of the 3 main huts. It is not a strenuous track & the...More

1  Thank Sue M
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I originally planned to hike the Abel Tazman, but after speaking with those that had hiked both the Heaphy and Tazman, all preferred the Heaphy due to less crowding and no water taxis. Although logistically problematic, the Heaphy diversifys through rain forest hills, along a...More

2  Thank oldtrailbeast
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Lots of water at the huts Enjoy your hike
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