Trotters Gorge

Trotter's Gorge campground and walking tracks.
30 min - 2 hr option walks
Dog access: Dogs on a leash only


As well as offering camping, the DOC-managed Trotters Gorge is a beautiful reserve with fantastic walking tracks to caves, through pockets of native forest, streams and more.

There are 3 walks to choose from.

Trotters Cave Walk - short track perfect for the kids. 700m one way to the river sculpted caves.

Trotters Gorge Track - Continue on from the Cave walk, climbing through kanuka forest to the bluffs. Enjoy coastal views before descending into native broadleaf forest and dry creek beds. 2 hour loop.

Trotters Creek Track - Follow the creek through native forest and several creek crossings to the hut and swimming hole at the track end. 30 mins one way.Take care on slippery rocks during stream crossings.