The Heaphy Track

An Independent journey taking you through a diverse range of landscapes in Kahurangi National Park, from alpine tussock meadows to West Coast rainforests.

Duration:  7 days / 6 nights (5 days walking)

Day 1 & 7:  Pre & Post accommodation at Balmoral Motel in Nelson

Day 2:  Brown Hut to Perry Saddle Hut (17.5 km / 5 hrs)

Day 3:  Perry Saddle to Saxon Hut  (12.4 km / 3.5 hrs)

Day 4:  Saxon Hut to James MacKay Hut  (11.8 km / 3 hrs)

Day 5:  James MacKay Hut to Heaphy Hut  (20.5 km / 6 hrs)

Description & Highlights

An Independent journey taking you through a diverse range of landscapes in Kahurangi National Park, from alpine tussock meadows to West Coast rainforests.

Duration:  7 days / 6 nights (5 days walking)

Day 1 & 7:  Pre & Post accommodation at Balmoral Motel in Nelson

Day 2:  Brown Hut to Perry Saddle Hut (17.5 km / 5 hrs)

Day 3:  Perry Saddle to Saxon Hut  (12.4 km / 3.5 hrs)

Day 4:  Saxon Hut to James MacKay Hut  (11.8 km / 3 hrs)

Day 5:  James MacKay Hut to Heaphy Hut  (20.5 km / 6 hrs)

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