Moria Gate Arch Walk, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

MORIA GATE ARCH WALK - Kahurangi National Park
An easy 1 hr 30 min, 4.1 km loop walk visiting the beautiful Mirror Tarn and then the Moria Gate Arch which we actuallly get to walk across.
Map Data: Google, Digital Globe, Department of Conservation (DOC).

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Moria Gate Arch Walk, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

MORIA GATE ARCH WALK - Kahurangi National Park

Moria Gate Arch Walk, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

MORIA GATE ARCH WALK - Kahurangi National Park

Moria Gate Arch Walk, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

MORIA GATE ARCH WALK - Kahurangi National Park
We turn left here to see Mirror Tarn.

Moria Gate Arch Walk, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

MORIA GATE ARCH WALK - Kahurangi National Park
The dark waters of Mirror Tarn reflect the beautiful forest that surrounds it.

Moria Gate Arch Walk, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

MORIA GATE ARCH WALK - Kahurangi National Park

Moria Gate Arch Walk, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

MORIA GATE ARCH WALK - Kahurangi National Park

Moria Gate Arch Walk, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

MORIA GATE ARCH WALK - Kahurangi National Park

Moria Gate Arch Walk, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

MORIA GATE ARCH WALK - Kahurangi National Park

Moria Gate Arch Walk, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

MORIA GATE ARCH WALK - Kahurangi National Park
This side track leads to a view of Moria Gate Arch.

Moria Gate Arch Walk, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

MORIA GATE ARCH WALK - Kahurangi National Park
Moria Gate Arch is 19 metres high and 43 metres wide.

Moria Gate Arch Walk, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

MORIA GATE ARCH WALK - Kahurangi National Park

Moria Gate Arch Walk, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

MORIA GATE ARCH WALK - Kahurangi National Park
Wait... Are those..? Moa footprints!

Moria Gate Arch Walk, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

MORIA GATE ARCH WALK - Kahurangi National Park
These paving stones show that we are at this point actually walking over Moria Gate Arch.

Moria Gate Arch Walk, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

MORIA GATE ARCH WALK - Kahurangi National Park

Moria Gate Arch Walk, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

MORIA GATE ARCH WALK - Kahurangi National Park
This bridge crosses over the Oparara River and returns us to the road.

Moria Gate Arch Walk, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

MORIA GATE ARCH WALK - Kahurangi National Park

Moria Gate Arch Walk, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

MORIA GATE ARCH WALK - Kahurangi National Park
From here it is an easy walk along the road back to our car.