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The Puketawa Track
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Feb 12, 2018
“Very nice and pleasant walk”
Dec 18, 2016
“Beautiful new bush walk with stunning Ruapehu views.”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
386 Pakihi Road, Ohakune 4660, New Zealand
+64 21 211 3332
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend this hike if you are staying near or passing by. The track is well maintained and marked. Hike itself was relatively easy. I'd say most DOC hikes markes as moderate are harder. That said it's not super easy since you will...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Michele O, Owner at The Puketawa Track, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

So glad you enjoyed the trek. Many thanks for the feedback. Happy travels. Michélé

Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

The puketawa and slip tracks are a fabulous new addition to the activities arounds ohakune. The walks are on private land which has been opened to the public at a modest $10 to be able to cover the cost of the track and conservation efforts...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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