Tararua Traverse

OverviewTrail Status: Open

 

Tararua Traverse Section Closure

Palmerston North — Alfredton Route 52 (1 day, 67km)

Be Prepared

There is no cellphone coverage around Alfredton.

You will need to pack your own supplies for the stretch from Pahiatua to Masterton.

There are services and accommodation at Palmerston North and Pahiatua and a campground at Alfredton.

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