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Wakamarina Track

The Wakamarina Track is a historic and scenic trail in New Zealand that retraces the footsteps of old gold miners.

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The Wakamarina Track is not just a hike; it's a journey through time and a chance to connect with New Zealand's gold mining heritage while appreciating the natural beauty of the Richmond Range. Whether you're interested in history, hiking, or simply enjoying scenic vistas, this track offers a unique and memorable adventure.


7 hours


From Blenheim: Turn off State Highway 6 on to Northbank Road 6 km north of Renwick – 16 km from Blenheim.
Follow Northbank Road for 5 km, then Onamalutu Road for 11 km
Continue past Onamalutu Domain, to Flowers Creek ford.
A final 5 km up Kiwi Road leads to the car park at the start of the track.
Before planning to use this access, always check the status of this track.



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