The Catlins Great Escape Coastal Walk is from Purakaunui Bay to Papatowai on the Papatowai Coastal Walk in Southland which should take approximately 4 to 5 hours.
Please note the details in this listing are based on the 2013 event and are subject to change. We will update this listing as more information comes to hand.
You will be bused from Papatowai Fire Station to the starting point at Purakaunui Bay. Here your journey begins. The Catlins has a variety of features which make it unique to the eastern coast of the South Island. It is rugged, remote and endowed with large tracts of native rainforest. It has abundant wildlife, is sparsely populated and is very scenic and unspoilt.
The walk starts from Purakaunui Bay which is shown at point (1) in the map below. It finishes at Papatowai which is shown at point (2).
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