The chasm will be open on the 5th Nov, closed from April 4th 2018


Visit Wairarapa's spectacular limestone chasm. A stunning walk through the bush, chasm and Ruakokoputuna river. See the beauty of this native bush and limestone gorge. Experience the fossils, ferns, stalactites, waterfall, eels, wildlife and native birds.

you need to know

The chasm will be open on the 5th Nov, closed from April 4th 2018. There will be 2 walks a day, 10.30 am and 11.30 am.  There will be more walks added as required. 

Walkers are to meet at the farm 10 mins before their walk to fill out H&S paper work. We will transport you from the homestead to the chasm, and pick you up 3 1/2 hours later, and transport you back to your vehicles.

You are walking through the river! The Rocks are slippery and there are narrow tracks in places, with steep drop off.  The water is 1 metre deep in places. Entry to the chasm is by a ladder, it is 8 metres long. There are places with Onga Onga (native stinging nettle). Do Not Touch!

Walk not recommend for children under 6 yrs. 

Cost is $25pp adults, school children $10pp.  Cash or Chq only . Eftpos not available.

Bookings are essential.

what to bring

Bring some lunch and a water bottle. First aid equipment such as sunscreen, antihistamine and plasters..

Suitable clothing - shorts, warm top, closed toed shoes, change of clothes. You will get wet!

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