New Zealand

Tramper

Queen Charlotte Track

An easy but long walk along Queen Charlotte Sound with hostel and hotel accommodation available. This track is open to mountain bikers (with some restrictions). Most walkers take advantage of pack cartage services.

DOC track times are very generous - track can easily be walked in three days at steady pace (times allow 30 minutes for lunch): Day 1 : Ship Cove to Camp Bay, 26.2k, 6.5 hrs Day 2 : Camp Bay to Portage, 24.1k, 7 hrs Day 3 : Portage to Anakiwa, 20.5k, 4.5 hrs

Map
Grade Easy
Track is mostly benched and well graded. Mountain bikes create a lot of bogs during/after rainfall. Grades explained
Bookings Not available
Length 70.0km
One way
Time 18 hr – 26 hr
3 – 5 days
Altitude Sea level – 470m
Altitude change 470m
From Ship Cove, Queen Charlotte Sound (boat access only)
To Anakiwa, Queen Charlotte Sound
Maps
NZTopo50-BQ29
NZTopo50-BQ28
NZTopo50-BP29
ID 272

About this track

Added 1 June 20011 June 2001 by MatthewMatthew. 3 revisions, most recently 28 April 201428 April by hutchkhutchk.
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