Rarakau Lodge Carpark, Bluecliffs Beach, Port Craig
Walk 5 - 6 hours / 17km
Lodge carpark the track winds along the top of
Bluecliffs Beach cliff and descents to the Waikoau
River. Across a swing bridge past the Fisherman's
huts and along the beach to Track Burn.
track follows the coast through bush trails and
on to the beach. There is a chance to see Hectors
dolphins, penguins and occasionally wales as you
follow the sweeping Te Waewae Bay to Port Craig
School. Explore the remains on this once bustling
Port Craig School, Viaducts, Wairauahiri Hut.
Walk 4 - 6 hours / 16km
west along the South Coast track we cross the spectacular
Percy Burn viaduct, the highest remaining wooden
viaduct in the world.
destination tonight is the Wairauahiri
Hut set just on the banks of the Wairaurahiri
River. Explore the Waitutu Forest and beach close