Oparara Guided Tours - Walks in the Beautiful Karamea Region

Booking is Essential
Prior booking essential Tel. 03 7826 652 at anytime or book online here - 8pm and 10am cut off time for bookings

Rates are for 2016/2017 season. 

Requirements for all trips should include sensible footwear, a warm jacket,and  a raincoat 'just in case'

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Access
Hire car available – phone 03 7826 757
If you use your own transport, allow 50 minutes driving time from Karamea to the top carpark in the Oparara Basin, the starting point for the cave tours.
Turn-off point into the Basin is some 10kms north on the Karamea-Kohaihai Road,.at McCallums Mill Road. Take care, put your headlights on, and watch for oncoming traffic for the next 16kms of gravel road.

Access via McCallums Mill Road is not recommended for large motorhomes or buses.

 

1. Oparara Basin Eco Tour

  • Departure:9am
  • Duration: Approx 5 hrs
  • Rate: $150 per person (min 2, max 4) All features in the Oparara Basin except Honeycomb Hill Cave
  • Warm clothing and sturdy footwear essential
  • Pick up from door with cut lunch and afternoon tea provided

2. Honeycomb Hill Cave/Arch Guided Tour 

  • Departure: 9am
  • Duration: Approx 5 hours
  • Rate: $150pp (min 2 max 4, or by arrangement) Honeycomb Hill Cave plus one Arch
  • Warm clothing and sturdy footwear essential
  • Pick up from door with a cut lunch and  afternoon tea provided.

3. Guided Cave Tour

  • Departure:10am & 1.30pm
  • Duration: Approx 2 1/2 hrs
  • Rate: $95 adult, $45 under 12. (min 2 max 8) Honeycomb Hill Cave only
  • Meeting at the top carpark in the Oparara Basin. 
  • Warm clothing and sturdy footwear essential
  • Followed by a hot drink and home baking

4.   Guided Arches Eco Tour

  • Departure  9am
  • Duration. Approx 2 1/2 hours
  • Rate  $95pp (min 2, max 8)
  • Meeting at Oparara Basin Carpark at 10am,  visiting both Oparara and Moria Gate Arches
  • Warm clothing and sturdy footwear essential
  • Followed by a hot drink and home baking

 

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  • Karamea Information & Resource Centre
  • Address: Market Cross, Karamea
  • Phone: 03 782 6652
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