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Bush and Beyond

New Zealand's Kahurangi National Park, Guided Walk Specialists

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Day Walk Up Mt Arthur

Walking through rich subalpine tussock fields to Mt Arthur.
Walking through rich subalpine tussock fields to Mt Arthur.

Mt Arthur one day walk

Much of the Mt Arthur walk is a gradual climb through rich subalpine tussock fields.

The Flora car park and lookout, at 945m, is one of the most popular access points to the park. From here a well graded track leads through the beech forest to the bush edge and the Mt Arthur hut.

A poled route continues up the main ridge to the summit (1,795m). In the forest you will see groves of Mountain Neinei (Dracophyllum traversii), Tree Daisy (Oleria lacunosa), and some Mountain Cedar. Above the hut is a karst (limestone) landscape. For the less adventurous who don't wish to summit, we will take a closer look at the alpine flora, laze in the sun whilst eating your prepared picnic lunch taking in the magnificent vistas, and walk down another track to the Flora Hut. Completing a circuit back to the car park.

The 'Friends of Flora' conservation project can be seen en route. Read about this on our conservation page and current newsletter.

Fitness: Easy to average fitness level

Also see our two-day Flora Valley-Mt Arthur trip.

Contact us now about a guided one day walk up Mt Arthur

Contact us now about a guided one day walk up Mt Arthur

Upcoming Guided Walks

Heaphy Track Guided Walks 15th-20th September
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 22nd-27th September
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 29th September - 4th October
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 13th-18th October
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 20th-25th October
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 27th October - 1st November
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 3rd-8th November
Old Ghost Road Guided Walks 4th-9th November
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 10th-15th November
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 17th-22nd November
Old Ghost Road Guided Walks 23rd-28th November
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 24th-29th November
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 30th November - 5th December
Old Ghost Road Guided Walks 2nd-7th December
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 8th-13th December
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 15th-20th December
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 28th December - 2nd January
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 29th December - 3rd January
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 5th-10th January
Old Ghost Road Guided Walks 7th-12th January
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 14th-19th January
Old Ghost Road Guided Walks 20th-25th January
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 28th January - 2nd February
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 2nd-7th February
Old Ghost Road Guided Walks 3rd-8th February
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 9th-14th February
Kahurangi Lighthouse 10th-14th February
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 16th-21st February
Cobb Valley / Mount Arthur comfort tour 23rd-27th February
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 23rd-28th February
Old Ghost Road Guided Walks 23rd-28th February
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 1st-6th March
Old Ghost Road Guided Walks 2nd-7th March
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 8th-13th March
Best of the West Tour 9th-13th March
Old Ghost Road Guided Walks 16th-21st March
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 22nd-27th March
Old Ghost Road Guided Walks 30th March - 4th April
Heaphy Track Guided Walks 8th-12th April
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