Allans Track walk

Peel Forest Park

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Time: 2 - 3 hr round trip - returning via Fern Walk

This track commences from Te Wanahu Flat passing through both tall podocarp forest near the valley floor and subalpine vegetation on the higher slopes. After passing the junction to Deer Spur the track drops steeply to join Fern Walk which will return you via Mills Bush to Te Wanahu Flat.

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4 reviews with the most recent first

Thanks to all the good people working for the NZ Department of Conservation - for all your hard work - making NZ more beautiful, accessable and healthy! Cheers 😍

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Mike Fricker

Ranking: 6/10

31Oct18. During the walk my rating went up and down a bit. Only 6 as there is no real viewpoint anywhere.
We started with the Acland Waterfall track. Waterfall not so good when we were there.
Back down and onto the Allan’s Track. In places well made. In places very steep, muddy, rooty, slippery, wet, narrow and hard work.
We joined the Deer Spur Track and then the Fern Walk back to the campsite. Quite a longish walk all in.
I quite enjoyed most of it. If you do it, make sure you wear good boots, not worn out or too light footwear as if you do you will slip up. Look out for 4 bottom shaped indentations in the track left by my walking partner!

Reviewed 11 days ago

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Sylvia Klatt

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice forest with great walks.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in April 2013

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Robert McIlraith

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Any of the Peel Forest walks are well maintained and worthwhile.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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John Price

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Great for the fit - a wild, steep jungle of woodland - an army assault course of roots.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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4 reviews with the most recent first

Thanks to all the good people working for the NZ Department of Conservation - for all your hard work - making NZ more beautiful, accessable and healthy! Cheers 😍

Mike Fricker's avatar

Mike Fricker

Ranking: 6/10

31Oct18. During the walk my rating went up and down a bit. Only 6 as there is no real viewpoint anywhere.
We started with the Acland Waterfall track. Waterfall not so good when we were there.
Back down and onto the Allan’s Track. In places well made. In places very steep, muddy, rooty, slippery, wet, narrow and hard work.
We joined the Deer Spur Track and then the Fern Walk back to the campsite. Quite a longish walk all in.
I quite enjoyed most of it. If you do it, make sure you wear good boots, not worn out or too light footwear as if you do you will slip up. Look out for 4 bottom shaped indentations in the track left by my walking partner!

Reviewed 11 days ago

Conservation Campsite Pass

Save up to 70% on campsite fees! Support conservation and experience the natural beauty of NZ. 93 Department of Conservation campsites, one convenient pass.

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Sylvia Klatt's avatar

Sylvia Klatt

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice forest with great walks.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in April 2013

Top Ranked NZ Deals Pass

Access savings worth hundreds of $$ on Top Ranked NZ Accommodation and Activities for just $1 per day.

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Robert McIlraith's avatar

Robert McIlraith

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Any of the Peel Forest walks are well maintained and worthwhile.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in February 2012

Thank You - to the thousands of travellers that have contributed to our Top Voted NZ Activities Map - it's free from Rankers.

John Price's avatar

John Price

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Great for the fit - a wild, steep jungle of woodland - an army assault course of roots.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Every camping site on your iPhone™, iPad™ or Android™ phone or tablet. Avoid camping penalties using this council approved app. Featuring offline maps.

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