How much is the Paparoa Track?
If you want to pop in for a day trip, it's free to access the Paparoa National Park.
For multi-day hikers and bikers, you will need to book and pay for accommodation in advance. Adults can book a bunk in the Great Walk huts for $45 a night, and kids (17 years and under) can access the huts for free.
To ensure beds are available, you’ll need to book all three huts for both adults and kids. Summer is the most popular time, so get in early!
One night, two day journey: $45 per adult
Two nights, three day journey: $90 per adult
Four night, three day journey: $135 per adult
What to pack for the Paparoa Track
You’ll need to be prepared for a multi-day hike in New Zealand’s backcountry. The weather is wildly unpredictable, so whether you hike it or bike it, come prepared for rain, wind, and cold temperatures - especially on the exposed sections of the track.