The Heaphy Track combines all of New Zealand’s magical natural beauty into one walk. Travel through expansive tussock downs, lush forests and nīkau palms to the roaring seas of the West Coast.
The Heaphy Track is located in Kahurangi National Park in the north-west of the South Island and has a range of different options to suit different fitness levels. Tackle the track in 4 or 5 days, or take your time and soak in the views over 6 days. There is also a popular 2-day overnight return trup on the western side from Kohaihai to Heaphy Hut.
Get on your bike! From 01 May to 30 September every year, you can mountain bike the Heaphy Track and takes 2–3 days to ride. Riding from Aorere to Karamea is the most popular