Monthly Archives: August 2012

Abel Tasman Coast Track

Marahau, across from Abel Tasman Centre

Day 1 The Abel Tasman Coast Track is 54.4 kilometres from start to finish if you don’t venture on any side trips. We left our car at the Aqua Taxi long term car parking area and started from there, one … Continue reading

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Reefton Repeater Tower

On our August 29 walk we tried out a new track up to the Reefton repeater. The track begins on the left at the end of the commercial area on the main road through Reefton when driving north. The track … Continue reading

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Alex Knob Track, Franz Josef

Rata Lookout sign

On August 5 Cliff and I decided to take up a half price winter deal at the Scenic Hotel at Franz Josef Glacier. We drove down after breakfast and checked into a newly refurbished room at the nearly empty hotel. … Continue reading

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Loopline Road, in search of the new cycle trail, near Kumara

For the past few walks we’ve been in search of the new parts of the cycle trail which will eventually go from Greymouth to Ross. Today’s walk was along a forestry road. We started between the Kapitea Resevoir and the … Continue reading

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