Hawkes Lookout, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

HAWKES LOOKOUT - Kahurangi National Park
Easy 20 minutes 1.5 km return walk to a viewing platform, overlooking the Riwaka Valley.
Map Data: Google, Digital Globe, Department of Conservation (DOC).

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Hawkes Lookout, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

HAWKES LOOKOUT - Kahurangi National Park

Hawkes Lookout, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

HAWKES LOOKOUT - Kahurangi National Park

Hawkes Lookout, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

HAWKES LOOKOUT - Kahurangi National Park
Here, we take the track to the right. The track on the left leads to the toilet.

Hawkes Lookout, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

HAWKES LOOKOUT - Kahurangi National Park

Hawkes Lookout, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

HAWKES LOOKOUT - Kahurangi National Park
The walk is very easy and mostly flat.

Hawkes Lookout, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

HAWKES LOOKOUT - Kahurangi National Park

Hawkes Lookout, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

HAWKES LOOKOUT - Kahurangi National Park
Information about the local Taniwha and the effect water has on the landscape.

Hawkes Lookout, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

HAWKES LOOKOUT - Kahurangi National Park
When the track begins to gently climb, there are nice boardwalks.

Hawkes Lookout, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

HAWKES LOOKOUT - Kahurangi National Park

Hawkes Lookout, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

HAWKES LOOKOUT - Kahurangi National Park
And this is the viewing platform.

Hawkes Lookout, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

HAWKES LOOKOUT - Kahurangi National Park
This is the view, looking down towards the carpark for the Riwaka Resurgence.

Hawkes Lookout, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

HAWKES LOOKOUT - Kahurangi National Park
The view towards Motueka and Nelson.

Hawkes Lookout, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

HAWKES LOOKOUT - Kahurangi National Park
Identification Guide to the surrounding mountains.

Hawkes Lookout, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

HAWKES LOOKOUT - Kahurangi National Park
Heading back down the boardwalk.

Hawkes Lookout, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

HAWKES LOOKOUT - Kahurangi National Park

Hawkes Lookout, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

HAWKES LOOKOUT - Kahurangi National Park

Hawkes Lookout, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

HAWKES LOOKOUT - Kahurangi National Park

Hawkes Lookout, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

HAWKES LOOKOUT - Kahurangi National Park

Hawkes Lookout, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

HAWKES LOOKOUT - Kahurangi National Park
And here we are, back at the carpark.