Being well prepared and having the right equipment can make a big difference to how much you enjoy a walking holiday. You will be spending time outdoors so it is important to be prepared for the strong Northland sun as well as rain. Many experienced walkers have their check-list when packing for a trip, but as a general guide here’s our suggestion of what to bring.

Equipment – What to bring

  • Day pack
  • Empty lunch box
  • Large water bottle or hydration system
  • Sleeping bag, or duvet
  • Walking shoes or boots
  • Polypropylene top and pants
  • Good raincoat
  • Warm clothing
  • Sunscreen and sunhat
  • Personal toiletries
  • Personal first aid
  • Bath towel
  • Beach towel and swimming gear
  • Cellphone
  • Camera
  • Liquid refreshments
  • A torch for the night walk

Full laundry facilities are available at the lodge.

Ask about linen hire, we can make up a bed and supply bath and beach towels, $25.00 per person.

sturdy boots

equipped to walk