Waiuta to Big River (or Big River to Waiuta!) takes between three and half to five hours depending on your level of fitness. The track in Waiuta is sign posted from "Pro Road" and it follows an old benched pack track. Passing the Big River South Mine, water race and battery site in Sunderland Creek and other old mining sites
Explore Reefton Further
Our Landscapes Be in awe of the stunning natural landscape of Reefton from majestic granite ranges and native beech forests to wild and beautiful rivers. Reefton is the perfect stopping point to launch the rest of your West Coast trip.
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.