This track has two options. You can stay on the Murray Creek, track doing a loop which starts and ends at Blacks Point (2km East of Reefton), or half way up the Murray Creek track, from there head down into the Waitahu Valley (Grade 3+ and 27km starting and finishing in Reefton). This river is now bridged and the final 8km is road riding back to town.
Explore Reefton Further
Getting Here Reefton is centrally located at the hub of state highway access into the Coast, north from Murchison, Nelson and Blenheim and east from Christchurch.
Our History The town of Reefton was established in 1870 and was immediately a prosperous place. In August 1888, it became the first place in New Zealand to have a public supply of electricity, even before London or New York.