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Stunning views through the trees

I went with 20 Young New Zealander challenge participants and a supervisor. It is a great place to... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Judith G
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Wellington, New Zealand
Good Tramping for A Day

A good day for a medium tramp, a bit of everything, uphill, flat and downhill, good footwear... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
denistar65
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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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3 Mar 2018
“Stunning views through the trees”
7 Sep 2017
“Good Tramping for A Day”
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| Catchpool Valley, Rimutaka Forest Park, Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

I went with 20 Young New Zealander challenge participants and a supervisor. It is a great place to take these kids, a challenge for them but not too arduous that they cannot achieve their goals. Good tracks and lots of places to rest. Medium fitness...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Judith G
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A good day for a medium tramp, a bit of everything, uphill, flat and downhill, good footwear required, plus warm clothing and good weather proof coat. Food and water required. Check weather before leaving. Some great views experienced.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank denistar65
Reviewed 14 December 2015

This is a moderately physically taxing walk, able to be enjoyed by most people not in wheelchairs or needing walking sticks to get around. Suggested route, follow the Orongorongo track till near the end, return via Cattle Ridge and return to Catchpool carpark. Entails a...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed 6 December 2015

This track goes from the Orongorongo track to Butchers track. Whichever way you approach it, there is a steep climb. From the far end of the Orongorongo track is quite steep up the spur, but probably the easier way to go. There are stunning views...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank mousey84
Reviewed 14 October 2015

The Cattle Ridge Track runs from the Orongorongo track at the Orongorongo river, along the ridge climbing to 450m and back down to the Catchpool via Butchers track. The track is marked but unmade with some steep climbs in places especially coming up from the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank SIXOCLOCKTICKET
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