Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos in West Coast, New Zealand

Heaphy Track (section from Kohaihai) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainForest, Coast / BeachDateEarly Jan
Region/PlaceWest Coast, Kahurangi NPCountryNew Zealand  
Dist (kms)9Height gain (m)100Route findingEasy
RouteKohaihai Shelter - Koura Beach
NotesAn excellent return day walk along the coastal section at the southern end of the Heaphy Track leading into the Nikau Palm groves and colourful Rata forests.
Kohaihai River swingbridge, Kohaihai Shelter - Koura Beach Section, Heaphy Track (T), Kahurangi NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 8-Jan-01, B635

Kohaihai River at end of Heaphy Track, Kohaihai Shelter - Koura Beach Section, Heaphy Track (T), Kahurangi NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 8-Jan-01, B633

Kohaihai River swingbridge, Kohaihai Shelter - Koura Beach Section, Heaphy Track (T), Kahurangi NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 8-Jan-01, B636

Busk behind Scotts Beach Campsite, Heaphy Track, Kohaihai Shelter - Koura Beach Section, Heaphy Track (T), Kahurangi NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 8-Jan-01, B637

Big Rock Beach, Kohaihai Shelter - Koura Beach Section, Heaphy Track (T), Kahurangi NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 8-Jan-01, B640

Nikau Palm Forest behind Big Rock Beach, Kohaihai Shelter - Koura Beach Section, Heaphy Track (T), Kahurangi NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 8-Jan-01, B642

Swan Burn River Swingbridge, Heaphy Track, Kohaihai Shelter - Koura Beach Section, Heaphy Track (T), Kahurangi NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 8-Jan-01, B644

Palm fruits nr Swan Burn Swingbridge, Kohaihai Shelter - Koura Beach Section, Heaphy Track (T), Kahurangi NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 8-Jan-01, B645

Matai Trees above Black Rock Beach, Kohaihai Shelter - Koura Beach Section, Heaphy Track (T), Kahurangi NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 8-Jan-01, B647

Nikau Palms S of Koura Beach and Tasman Sea, Kohaihai Shelter - Koura Beach Section, Heaphy Track (T), Kahurangi NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 8-Jan-01, B646

Black Rock Beach and view to N, Kohaihai Shelter - Koura Beach Section, Heaphy Track (T), Kahurangi NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 8-Jan-01, B648

 
Chalet Lookout Trail Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainGlaciersDateMid Jan
Region/PlaceWest Coast, Westland NPCountryNew Zealand  
Dist (kms)8Height gain (m)400Route findingEasy
NotesAlthough there are limited views of the Fox Glacier along this trail, it does pass through the beautiful Rata forest which is in flower in January
Lichen, moss and Southern Rata, Fox Glacier valley, Chalet Lookout Trail (T), Westland NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 12-Jan-01, B727

   
Fox Glacier foot Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainGlaciersDateMid Jan
Region/PlaceWest Coast, Westland NPCountryNew Zealand  
Dist (kms)6Height gain (m)150Route findingEasy
NotesExcellent close-up views of the end of the Fox Glacier
Fox Glacier from along Terminal Access Track, Fox Glacier Terminal Access Track (T), Westland NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 12-Jan-01, B717

Fox Glacier from along Terminal Access Track, Fox Glacier Terminal Access Track (T), Westland NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 12-Jan-01, B719

Terminal Face of Fox Glacier, Fox Glacier Terminal Access Track (T), Westland NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 12-Jan-01, B720

Terminal Face of Fox Glacier, Fox Glacier Terminal Access Track (T), Westland NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 12-Jan-01, B721

Tarn and Fox Glacier, Fox Glacier Terminal Access Track (T), Westland NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 12-Jan-01, B723

Historic Swing Bridge and Southern Rata trees, Fox Glacier Valley, Fox Glacier Terminal Access Track (T), Westland NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 12-Jan-01, B725

Southern Rata trees, Fox Glacier Valley, Fox Glacier Terminal Access Track (T), Westland NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 12-Jan-01, B726

 
Lake Matheson Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainLakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateMid Nov / Mid Jan
Region/PlaceWest Coast, Westland NPCountryNew Zealand  
Dist (kms)4Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
NotesBeautiful reflections of the mighty peaks of the Southern Alps on still mornings and evenings
Fox Glacier (L), Mt Tasman (M), Mt Fox (Near MR) and Mt Cook (R) from Peak Viewpoint, Lake Matheson, Lake Matheson Circuit Walk (T), Westland NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 11-Jan-01, B701

Mt Fox (Near L), Mt Cook (L) and La Perouse (R) from Peak Viewpoint, Lake Matheson, Lake Matheson Circuit Walk (T), Westland NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 11-Jan-01, B703

Mt Tasman and Mt Cook reflected in Lake Matheson, from Mirror Island, Lake Matheson Circuit Walk (T), Westland NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 11-Jan-01, B709

Mt Tasman and Mt Cook reflected in Lake Matheson, from Mirror Island, Lake Matheson Circuit Walk (T), Westland NP, West Coast, New Zealand, 11-Jan-01, B712