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Water taxis ply the Able Tasman National Park coast; pick just the best stretches of trail to hike.
The Waka (Canoe) outpaces sea kayakers by a country mile!
When the coastal track dips inland to cross rivers you glimpse the edge of this impressive inland-wilderness.
Ballroom Overhang. The Paparoa limestone has some fantastic shelters and caves for trampers to enjoy.
Kiwi-style hiking with multiple river crossings - keep boots on as they protect your fragile feet (sorry!)
We use a mix of camp fire cooking and portable (MSR/Primus) stoves on multi day hikes.
The West Coast Cycle Trail is a lovely mix of faster gravel sections and glorious single track.
Edwards Hut is a typical New Zealand backcountry Hut.
New Zealand back-county routes (non Great Walks) have plenty of river crossings.
Its hard to argue that the river crossings add a unique New Zealandness to our trips!
Termed "The Tops" these open tussock lands above the bush line offer fast travel and spectacular views.
The trail climbs up through stunning southern beech forest to Edwards Hut (in the open tussocks).
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