Nihotupu Ridge Track

This track follows along an undulating ridge between the Kakamatua and Nihotupu watersheds, then descends steeply to the west end.

 

Time: 2.25 hours

Type: Tramping Track

Distance: 4.2 km
 

Description:

From east end of Parau Track, track follows along undulating ridge between the Kakamatua and Nihotupu watersheds, then descends steeply to west end of Parau Track. Poorly defined in parts.

 

What to expect:

Tramping tracks will:

* consist of formed and drained surfaces.
* be signposted at track entrances and key junctions.

Tramping tracks may:

* have structures in permanent wet areas but waterways will not generally be bridged.

Tramping tracks may also have limited track information, and steep grades.

Suitable for people of reasonable fitness and experience.
 

To get to  Huia:

Take the North-Western Motorway to the Great North Rd Exit. Follow Great North Rd onto Ash St which leads onto Rata St. Take Titirangi Rd right through Titirangi Village to the roundabout. Take Huia Rd, travel through Laingholm and Parau to Huia.

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