Turton Saddle, New Zealand, New Zealand
Katja Riedel
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New Zealand Turton Saddle, New Zealand

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Turton Saddle (1100m) offers great views over Raikaia River and surrounding hills. The hills will be snow covered in winter which will make it more attractive.

Photography Tips

1.5 h/ 5.5 km hike to reach location.

Travel Information

Highway 77 to Raikai Gorge, turn right to Glenrock Station, follow road for 34km, it becomes unsealed. Just after Glenrock Station is a sign for Te Araroa Trail. Park there and walk 1.5h on farmtrack to Turton Saddle (5.5km) . If you carry on for another hour there is an A-frame hut (9km)where you could stay over night.
Spot Type Outdoor
Crowd Factor Nearly no other people
Best Timing Daytime during winter
Sunrise & Sunset 08:06 - 17:07 | current local time: 04:13
Photo Themes Grass hike Hills Mountains River river flats tussock Views

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