Orari Gorge Track

Walking Trail
The Orari Gorge, Geraldine

1 hr 30 mins, easy difficulty

About the trail
3.3 km loop. This circular walk passes through regenerating forest with some large tōtara, kahikatea and mataī.

Dog friendly: No

Things to know

No Dogs allowed.

The track initially follows an old bush tramway, which was used to extract logs. Continue straight on through a mosaic of regenerating trees before climbing to an open highpoint.

The return leg is through the bush with some extensive stands of kānuka. Turn right at the track junction back to the car park.

Getting there

The Orari Gorge Scenic Reserve 15 km from Geraldine. It is opposite the Glenburn Youth Camp on Yates Rd.

Take Main North Rd (72) 4.5 km out of Geraldine and turn left on Tripp Settlement Rd. Follow this for 7.5 km before turning left onto Yates Rd.

Source: Department of Conservation

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Noel Leeming
Noel Leeming