Kakahu Bush ReserveBeginner - Intermediate
Submitted by Jo ONeill
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Front country - easily accessible
Undulating, small hills only
Native bushRiversideOpen farmlandsOpen tussock/grasslandsOpen ridges/tops
Beginner - Intermediate
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Great track to have a break from trip from Chch to Queenstown - or just a great family day out - lovely tracks you can choose lots of different options in here you can make it a quick 5km or do heaps of the loops and make it 15plus kms
Features of interest
Old Limestone works - lovely river track for the start then you can choose lots of loops and tracks to follow - have a good read or take a picture of the doc map at the start
Make Up of Run
Moderate Single Track: 20%
Easy Single Track: 80%
Just past Kakahu Forest coming from Fairlie turn right into Hall Road - sign says Hanging Rock, or turn left if coming from Geraldine - 65km cnr so be careful of cars behind you
Park up off the road - you will see the Limestone Kiln and the doc track signs
Make navigation of this route super-easy by using the Capra app on your phone. View on Capra .
Lightweight fleece top, Short-sleeved thermal top, Windproof jacket, Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Cellphone, Map.
Bring your own
Normal but watch after extreme winter but can be done all year round
Post run indulgence
Best bakery ever!
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