Rakiura Track Great Walk on Stewart Island

Escape on an island adventure, and enjoy the peaceful surroundings, with the bush, birds and beach at your side.

The Rakiura Track is one of the Great Walks. This hiking experience takes you through areas of wonderful natural beauty, in virtually untouched land.

Enjoy the tranquility of the forest and the openness of long sandy beaches and remote coastline.

Take time out to appreciate the variety of native birdlife. You might even be lucky enough to see a kiwi!

Located in Rakiura National Park on Stewart Island, the 29km Rakiura Track, managed by the Department of Conservation (DOC), is well-graded and takes three days to hike. Accommodation at Rakiura Track Great Walks huts and campsites must be booked.

Walkers need to be self-sufficient, well-prepared and equipped for changeable weather conditions.

Article by

  • Phone
  • Visit our website

Have you got a great story to tell? Add your own article