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Walk 5, Mansell’s Farm, 680 Otaki Gorge Road
Walk 5, Mansell’s Farm, 680 Otaki Gorge Road

Sun, 28 Apr

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Hautere

Walk 5, Mansell’s Farm, 680 Otaki Gorge Road

This is a gently graded track, across the largest sheep farm in the area, with more than 400ha farmed by the Mansell family since 1933.

Time & Location

28 Apr 2024, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Hautere, 680 Otaki Gorge Road, Hautere 5582, New Zealand

Guests

About the event

Walk Te Horo Walk 5, Mansell’s Farm, 680 Otaki Gorge Road Sun 28th April, 10am Registration and briefing from 9.15am. Meet at the Mansell Woolshed. This is a gently graded track, across the largest sheep farm in the area, with more than 400ha farmed by the Mansell family since 1933.  You will be rewarded with amazing views across the entire Te Horo Plain and Otaki River as it sweeps to the sea. The total loop walk is 6.7 km involving a climb and descent of 273m, passing the GeoNet Station along the way.  A shorter walk is to the GeoNet Station and return which is 5.6 km and a climb and descent of 150m.  Refreshments will be available at the Woolshed at the end of your walk.

Download the map here. 

On the walk:

  • Wear strong footwear to avoid injury from uneven ground.
  • Walking poles optional.
  • Carry an additional layer of clothing for exposed areas and changeable weather.
  • Bring a water bottle and snack.
  • Follow the directions of marshalls.
  • Follow the markers.
  • Treat all fences as live.
  • Take away all litter and respect all property.
  • Leave all gates as you find them.
  • No dogs are allowed on any of these walks.
  • ENJOY THE WALK IN THIS SPECIAL PART OF THE KAPITI COAST

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