Walking & hiking

Ōkārito walks

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Ōkārito is a coastal settlement with stunning wetlands to explore.

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Westland walk

Time: 20 minutes.

Skill level: Easy.

From the car park by the Okarito School House this track winds though bush before crossing the estuary on a curving boardwalk.

Three Mile Pack Track – Okarito coastal walk

Time: 3.5 hours.

Skill level: Easy.

Only suitable within 2 hours either side of low tide. Follows coastal forest to climb over Kohuamarua Bluff to Three Mile Lagoon.

Okarito Trig walk

Time: 1.5 hours.

Skill level: Easy

Winds gently uphill on well-graded track to a survey trig for amazing views.


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Okarito, West Coast, New Zealand, 7886
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