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Welcome Rock Trails is a private trail on private land, prior payment and booking is required online before embarking on this journey. Suitable for mountain bikers or hikers with the option of overnighting in one of our back country huts. This trail...more
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Nevis Road | Historic Southland Ski Hut, Garston 9750, New Zealand
We rode the trail in a day and had an awesome experience. Perfect weather conditions, allowed for a relaxed pace with lots of photo stops to enjoy the scenery. We rode in October and it was warm the so make sure you take plenty of...More
Great day out on a one-day hike around the trail. Walking time around seven hours, really interesting for us as local residents to another old mining area and the relics and races. Superb scenery and Mud hut in particular a real gem. Would also be...More
After some car troubles on our drive from Queenstown, we arrived at the carpark later than expected. I messaged Katie and Tom to see if we could move our reservation from the Mud Hut (9km in) to Slate Hut (2km), Katie quickly replied saying that...More
We walked to Mud Hut for an overnight stay. Easy walk to the hut, although if you follow the very twisty mountain bike trail it takes longer than expected - it took us about 3 hours at a very moderate pace with lots of stops...More
What a wonderful trail. We did it in one day, but we also recommend staying in one of the rustic but peaceful huts. The trail gives you a great exercise aswell as a cultural experience about the chinese goldmining wich happened in New Zealand. Enjoy...More
We did a 2 day hike! First night a short walk to the slate hut and then stayed in the mud hut for our 2nd night. Both were really great and the outdoor baths made it a very memorable and unique experience.
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This was a fantastic hike. We arrived quite late, maybe 4pm and had plenty of time to head into Slate Hut, and actually went back to our campervan for dinner and a bit more of a walk. Fantastic stay, hopped in the outdoor bath under...More
The highlight of our two week holiday in central Otago. Perfect weather to hike the 9 km in to the Mud Hut and a gorgeous evening to enjoy the incredible view. The hut is basic and comfortable. Bring lots of candles (tea lights just not...More
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Welcomerocktrails, Owner at Welcome Rock Trails - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017
Thank you for spending the time exploring Welcome Rock Trails and the Mud Hut, great that you enjoyed your time even with some snow! Thanks again.
Had a fantastic day's biking out at Welcome Rock. The trail combines some faster flowing bits with a few tight turns and a lot of endless views - good combination of gradients with nothing too steep. The huts and tent look like a great option...More
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Welcomerocktrails, Owner at Welcome Rock Trails - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017
Thank you for spending the time to Bike at Welcome Rock. Please come back next season.