Our walkways are now open!

Self guided walkways are open during daylight hours through until April.  Call in to the Experience Pūrangi Centre in Inglewood to pick up a walks brochure and directions to Aukawa Road or print information from the links below.

Hidden Valley 30 minute walk |  Otunahe 2 1/2 to 3 hours

Our walkways are a fundraiser,  You can enjoy these walks at your leisure. We ask for a $10 donation per person which goes towards our kiwi project.  Please direct credit our bank account 15-3947-0463618-00; or come into our office 53 Rata Street,  Inglewood to make payment.


Hidden Valley Walk

  • Distance Instructions
  • Distance 1816 m
  • Duration 27 min
  • AVG speed 4 km/h
  • Min altitude 0 m
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Hidden Valley Walk

Enjoy a leisurely stroll through native bush alongside a bubbling stream bed.

The Hidden Valley Walk is our best kept secret. Boardwalks lead you along the mostly flat terrain through lovely native bush. Listen for the calls of the resident birds who are prolific in the area.

Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy sitting amongst the redwoods where you might be joined by a cheeky Robin.

At night the walkway is transformed into a magical wonderland of a glow worm grotto.  Night walks are available by organised guided events.  Please enquire:  info@experiencepurangi.co.nz

Grade: Light. Time: ½ hour
Clothing: Bush walking footwear and clothing

We ask for a $10 donation per person with all proceeds going towards the kiwi project.  Please direct credit our bank account 15-3947-0463618-00; or drop it in to our office on 53 Rata Street, Inglewood.

  1. On arriving at the carpark please sign the visitors book located in the public toilet block.
  2. Follow the direction of the “hidden valley” sign.
  3. Take the time to view the surrounding native bush and plant life.
  4. The halfway point of the loop track leads you up to a stairway for a short climb to the papa (clay) steps – take your time and watch your step
  5. Once at the top the track meanders downhill
  6. Stop and enjoy a rest in the redwoods picnic area
  7. Follow the track along and head back to the start of your walk

Download walk map