Orokonui Ecosanctuary





Event Information

Orokonui Great Walk for Wildlife

Saturday 24th April 2021 at 10am

The Orokonui Great Walk for Wildlife is 12km walk organised by Orokonui Ecosanctuary. All proceeds from the event will support our takahē and kākā conservation work.

Starting inside the Ecosanctuary on the grassland area, walk down through the Ecosanctuary protected forest from top to bottom, alongside the Orokonui stream, right around the eastern side of the Orokonui estuary, along Chelivode St, left along Doctors Point Rd, over the bridge, left onto the board walk and grass track to Killarney St, left over the bridge at Erne St, left along the western side of the Orokonui estuary, back alongside Orokonui stream, up through the Orokonui forest and back to the grassland area at the top of the Ecosanctuary. Terrain varies form compacted gravel, grass and asphalt. The walk includes 300m of climbing. See map for more details.

There will be a portaloo and water station half way along the route.

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Water and First Aid