Halfmoon Bay, Freshwater Landing, Mason Bay
Water taxi 45 minutes, Walk 4 hours / 14km
from Halfmoon Bay to Golden Bay to meet your water
taxi for a 45 minute ride across Paterson Inlet
up the Freshwater River to Freshwater Landing.
Please note your water taxi departure is based
around the high tide and you need to be ready half
an hour in advance of the departure time.
easy ( flat ) walk across the Island to Mason Bay.
Massive sand dunes, head high tussock and Manuka
trees house many native birds, including kiwi's
at the Mason Bay Hut a public DOC hut with no power,
outside toilet and no cooking facilities. This
evening see if you can spot one of the local residents,