Island River Walk

Work up an appetite with this fun walk through the bush before finding the perfect spot for a picnic.

Start Groynes car park
Finish Groynes car park
Distance 2.8 km
Time 50 minutes return
Toilets Three locations throughout the main Groynes car park and picnic areas
Dogs Dogs are prohibited in the Groynes except for on the Ōtukaikino Track where they must be leashed and in the designated dog park

This interesting, winding trail follows the Ōtukaikino River through native bush and scrub before circling a small island and returning the same way. 

Remember to pack a picnic lunch to enjoy afterwards.

Get ready for this track using Plan My Walk(external link)(external link) by the NZ Mountain Safety Council. You can find track alerts, weather forecasts, trip reviews and a packing list, so you are set for your adventure.