The track, which starts at Marahau (near Motueka) and ends at Wainui Bay (near Takaka), offers something for everyone, including family-friendly options.
You can choose to take a water taxi, or kayak between different locations. Accommodation at DOC's 4 Great Walks huts and 19 campsites must be booked in advance. Crossing sections of the track is dependent on tides. When planning your trip, check tide timetables.
Start your journey through New Zealand's stunning landscapes at a Department of Conservation (DOC) Visitor Centre. Information about conservation areas, as well as DOC's 14,000 km of tracks, 9 Great Walks, and network of 950 huts and 324 campsites.