Cape Brett Track

Cape Brett Track traverses through native and regenerating bush. The track runs along the ridge through Maori-owned land before reaching conservation land

Type Out-and-back Tramping Track
Entry / Exit Point Start: Rawhiti
Entry / Exit Point (2) Finish: Rawhiti
Distance 16.3Km
Est Time 8 hours
Standard Tramping Track
Grade Easy to Medium
Category All levels from day walkers

Cape Brett track begins at Oke Bay in Rawhiti and ends below the lighthouse at the seaward end of the Cape Brett peninsula. The Department of Conservation administers this house. The distance of the track is approximately 16.5 kilometres. At a comfortable pace this track takes 8-hours to complete. It crosses Te Rawhiti 3B2 Trust and DOC land and traverses over reasonably undulating and at times steep terrain up to a maximum height of 345 metres. There is 90% of bush cover, which is mainly secondary growth. The track is well marked and maintained.

Cape Brett Hut

The hut accommodates 22 people and is administered by the Department of Conservation (DOC). Book at Russell Information Centre + 64 9 403 8020

Further information: Please visit Department of Conservation website