The Heaphy Bus
For the most econimical way for transoport to the Heaphy from either end. In either direction 4 or 5 days, it offers the best price provided you stick to the scheduled days.
Backpacking activities in New Zealand
Options to do and see backpacking activities in New Zealand.
Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Hire
Bike hire and tours or anything you need to explore this great area on two wheels.
If you want food that actually tastes like home cooking this is pretty close to the real thing, tasty and nutritious. I have tried most varieties and they are all good.. especially Thai Red Curry or Tom Kha Gai. They provide great desserts.
The Loop Walk
If you want to combine the Abel Tasman and heaphy AND the Wangapeka tracks in a circuit, plus lots of good local info.. this site will give you lots of good tips for you.
Guided Tramping breaks in the Tararuas that have been recommended
Golden Bay transport alternative
Website for those wanting information on transport from Golden Bay tracks.
B&B set in the finest vineyards in Nelson district, New Zealand
Backpackers & self-contained accommodation for those who love the wild nature, the outdoors & the good life! Close to the end of the Wangapeka track on the Little Wanganui side.
Web site design, Mapua, New Zealand
Our Farm, Wangapeka Valley
Wangapeka Accommodation in self contained farm cottage
Tasman Bay Backpackers
A comfortable clean option to stay central Nelson.
Kiwiana backpacker hostel, Takaka, Golden Bay"
Kiwiana backpackers hostel is 5 minutes walk from Takaka town center. A tidy, warm backpackers with a brilliant atmosphere located in the 'heart of the parks', Golden Bay.
Somerset House Backpackers
A homely option to stay after the track, and if you want to see the best of the Golden Bay, and of course the famous Farewell Spit.
Lodge & self-contained cottage accommodation for couples who love nature, the outdoors & good food! Close to Abel Tasman & Kahurangi National Parks
Corru Gate Accommodation
Corru Gate Accommodation. Self-contained, 3 bedroom, sunny, private, arty cottage featuring a distinctively NZ flavour set on a 7 acre farm overlooking Tasman Bay. Only 500m from Trek Express depot Mapua, NELSON. ph 03 5402793 or email@example.com
Department of Conservation (DOC) New Zealand.
Great website for those wanting information, but can be a bit too complicated finding your way around! Best to insert request in "search"
Karamea Information Center
Information on transport West Coast Heaphy
New Zealand Tourism Online
Online directory of tourism and travel companies in New Zealand
Alpine Sports Club inc.
Useful stuff for trampers and ski bunnies
Tongariro Crossing backpackers and transport
The Crossing Backpackers is currently running a summer special, book transport for the Crossing and stay for 2 nights accommodation for the price of one.