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Kaimanawa's: Umukarikari Range Mini Weekend

  • 5 Nov 2021
  • 6:30 PM
  • 7 Nov 2021
  • 6:30 PM
  • Como St, Takapuna

Details to be finalised.  Bookings not open.

Friday : Travel to Waihaha Valley Camp Site: Kaimanawa Road, 15 km south of Turangi off SH1

Distance Party:

Saturday: Waihaha Valley Road end over Umukarikari Track to Waipakihi Hut (12 Bunk): ~7 hrs, 14 km. Alternatively Umukarikari track then doing some of the Urchin loop track and dropping down to meet the other party at Waipakihi River.

Sunday: Waipakihi Hut out to Urchin Campsite Road End: 7 hrs

Shorter Party:

Saturday:  Drive bus to Urchin Road end Campsite.
Tramp to junction of  Urchin Track and Waipakihi River Valley track Junction. Drop down to Camp site at the Waipakihi River: ~ 4 hrs : 7km

Sunday: -Waipakihi Stream track back up to Umukarikari Track then head back to Urchin Campsite Road end


As there is still a possibility of COVID-19 in the community:

  • Only come out with us if you are well 
  • Bring warm clothing as we will endeavour to keep the bus well ventilated
  • You are welcome to use your face mask and hand sanitiser on the bus
  • There will be a COVID-19 QR code available for scanning

Driver: TBC

Cost:   $TBC

Maps   Online / Printable / GPS

To access the printable maps, download the zipped file, and either:

·         open the zipped file, then drag the files to a new location OR

·         press and hold (or right-click) the zipped file, select Extract All, and then follow the instructions

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