Huxley Valley Track

Huxley Valley Track

Mackenzie Basin

Information

Have a good one

Monument Hut – Huxley Forks Hut

Time: 3 hr
Huxley Forks Hut – Brodrick Hut

Time: 2 hr 30 min
Huxley Forks Hut – South Huxley Biv

Time: 2 hr 30 min

Huxley valley branches off Hopkins valley and is an open, grassy riverbed as far as Huxley Forks Hut, a popular destination for trampers. Some of the last remaining sites of Pittosporum patulum, an endangered shrub, are found in the Huxley valley but are under threat from possum browsing.

Getting there

The Mackenzie Basin is situated in the centre of New Zealand's South Island. It features mountains, lakes, rivers, beech forest remnants and rolling tussock country.

All of the tramping tracks described here involve travel through mountain or silver beech forest.

Details

Feature Value Info

Location

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzieTwizel

Categories

  • Walking
  • Free

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