Rakiura Track Day 3

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Off just after 8 am for an 11 km hike out to the end of the track. We started with a bit of a climb.

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Lovely views of the ocean and hills in the mist.

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Another stream to cross.

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And just great views down by the water.

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We were so lucky with the weather. Was around 17 degrees and sunny.

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You stay close to the water for around two thirds of the final day.

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Good old NZ native bush.

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The final section of the track.

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And we’re out. It’s then a 2 km walk to Oban, but we were lucky that we got picked up on the way.

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hanging up in the property next to the end of the track.

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We had around three hours to spare Sunday afternoon so went to the South Sea Hotel for oysters, drinks and lunch. Then we flew out, and you can see Oban below us.

A really enjoyable three day hike. The easiest of the to date. Was genuinely surprised by the beaches and beautiful bays. Definitely worth doing.

 

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