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Opepe Bush Walk

Opepe Bush Walk

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  • Tue 4 Jan, 8:30am – 12:30pm


Opepe Scenic and Historic Reserve, Napier Taupō Road, Iwitahi, Taupo


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Drive to Opepe Reserve, walk formed track past old redoubt site down old Napier-Taupo Road (1870's to 1961/62) and on unformed trapping tracks with various relics and forest successions. Then cross Highway 5 into main part old-growth podocarp forest finishing at graveyard of soldiers killed in NZ Wars in 1869.

Trip Length: 4 hours including travel
Minimum Age: 8 with accompanying adult
Maximum Participants: 30. Minimum of 5 participants for the trip to take place.
Meeting Place: Z Tauhara Service Station, Napier Taupo Highway, near the intersection with Taupo Bypass Highway
Transport: Own to meeting place, then can arrange carpools
Cost: Koha to Project Tongariro

Trip may be postponed/cancelled due to weather. Other conditions for cancellation/postponement include covid alert level changes.

Participants are asked to bring the following:
- Waterproof and warm clothing
- Tramping boots or track shoes
- Sunglasses/sunscreen/sunhat
- Snacks and Drinks
- Personal first aid kit
- Personal medication
- Camera (optional)

Please note: the Trip leader reserves the right to refuse anyone who is insufficiently equipped.

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