Introduction

Butcher Track begins about 10 minutes along the Orongorongo Track.

Track overview

Return via same track

Walking and tramping

2 hr Advanced: Tramping track

Seasonal restrictions

Entrance gates to Catchpool Valley are open summer 6am-8pm; winter 6am-6pm

Dog access

Dogs on a leash only

About this track

Description

Once you leave the Orongorongo Track a stiff climb brings magnificent views of Wellington Harbour.

Getting there

Take the Coast Road to Catchpool Valley, 12 km south of Wainuiomata in the Hutt Valley. Butcher Track begins about 10 minutes along the Orongorongo Track.

Contacts

Pōneke / Wellington Visitor Centre
Phone:      +64 4 384 7770
Address:   18 Manners Street
Wellington
Email:   wellingtonvc@doc.govt.nz
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