Track Details

  • Flora Carpark to Arthur Hut: 1.25hrs, 3.6km
  • Arthur Hut via Gordons Pryamid to Salisbury Lodge: 4.5-5.5hrs, 11km
  • Salisbury via Balloon to Myttons Hut: 4hrs, 10.7km
  • Myttons Hut to Gridiron Rock Shelters: 4.5hrs, 12km
  • Gridiron to Flora carpark: 2hrs, 6.3km

This 42km moderately difficult 2-4 day tramp runs through the limestone and marble country of the Mount Arthur Tableland Kahurangi is a geologically complex area. Much of its rock is sedimentary, laid down in an ancient sea, then faulted, uplifted and scoured, in places, by glaciers. Parts of the region are limestone or marble, these areas are characterised by an abundance of caves, bluffs, natural arches, sinkholes and water-worn outcrops. New Zealand's oldest fossil (540 million years old) was found in the park.;in Kahurangi National Park. Kahurangi is a geologically complex area. Much of its rock is sedimentary, laid down in an ancient sea, then faulted, uplifted and scoured, in places, by glaciers. Parts of the region are limestone or marble, these areas are characterised by an abundance of caves, bluffs, natural arches, sinkholes and water-worn outcrops. New Zealand's oldest fossil (540 million years old) was found in the park.

Doc Track info: http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/nelson-tasman/places/kahurangi-national-park/things-to-do/tracks/tableland-circuit/
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Image Gallery:  Aug 2006 Private Trip - The last half of an eight day trip was spent on the tablelands.
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