Trip at a Glance
Motueka, South Island, New Zealand
Adventure, Hiking Trekking
Departure Day(s) and Time(s)
- Climb through the Takaka Valley to the Cobb Ridge
- See the beautiful Cobb Valley, created by the awesome force of moving glaciers
- The choice is yours: enjoy the valley, climb above the tree line, or visit the historic Chaffey Cottage.
Join Maggie and Bush and Beyond on a beautiful guided nature walk through the Cobb Valley. This day walk is suitable for low to average fitness levels, and is a perfect opportunity to wet your feet and see what hiking through New Zealand’s Kahurangi National Park is all about. If you like this, Bush and Beyond offers multi-day backpacking and trekking that is sure to leave an impression on any traveller.
An hour and a half from Motueka, you will climb to the Cobb Ridge and peer out over the Cobb Valley, carved into the earth by the inexorable grinding of moving glaciers. From this point the choice is yours: you can spend time in the valley, among the winding rivers, climb up the valley sides to get above the tree line to see the amazing views, or head to the historic cottage where Annie and Henry Chaffey lived alone in the wilderness. Whatever you chose, you are sure to have a time that you will never forget amid the natural beauty of New Zealand’s South Island.
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