A full day's adventure this trip is perfect for social or family groups.  Features include discovering the secrets of Kaiuma Bay, traversing the Nydia Track via the Kaiuma Saddle, afternoon tea at On The Track Lodge in Nydia Bay, and returning to Havelock by water taxi with a stopover visit to a mussel farm in the Pelorus Sounds.  

Explore Nydia
Explore Nydia

Stunning vistas
Stunning vistas

Water taxi return
Water taxi return

Explore Nydia
Explore Nydia


A fully guided tour with insights into the local history, flora and fauna punctuated with plenty of rest stops and photo opportunities.  This trip is designed to be enjoyed at a comfortable pace.


  • Transfer shuttle from Havelock to Kaiuma Bay

  • Essential supplies and provisions for the trip

  • Day pack and walking pole (free hire)

  • Afternoon tea at On The Track Lodge

  • Water taxi transfer returning to Havelock

  • Mussel farm visit in Pelorus Sound

Note:  A minimum of four participants may be required before it is guaranteed this trip will go ahead.  Smaller groups catered for upon request.

Trip Details


Ex Havelock on demand, 8am returning approx 5pm


Track length

14 kilometres 


Track grade

Moderate to steep climb in places


Track conditions

Well formed paths, uneven underfoot and rocky in places, creek crossings 


Fitness level required

Participants must be moderately fit and capable of walking for 5 hours

Special Group Rates - March

Min 10 people       $195 pp  (normally $245)

Min 6 people         $235 pp  (normally $285) 

Min 4 people         $295 pp  (normally $325)