Along the Te Araroa Trail

February 10, 2016

Along the Te Araroa Trail

In the Fall of 2014, two members of the Bedrock Crew, Chief Experience Officer Naresh Kumar and Bedrock Co-Founder Dan Opz, hiked, ran, kayaked, and bicycled the length of New Zealand along the 3,000 km long Te Araroa Trail (TA).

The Te Araroa (TA) is the worlds newest long distance hiking trail. The TA travels through some incredibly beautiful and remote parts of New Zealand that most tourists never get a chance to see. We have posted some of our favorite photos from the trail below. As we have time we will be posting more in depth content, photos, and videos!

 Below are some highlights of the Te Araroa Trail, with stunning scenery, challenging terrain, and our field tested Bedrock Sandals. For more info and photos read our post on Two Thumbs Track.

Naresh Hiking towards the end of Ninety Mile Beach in Northland.

Dan and Naresh Celebrating atop Mt. Tongariro In the North Island. 

Trail Tested Gabbro and Syncline Hiking Sandals.

Naresh relaxing during a 4 day canoe section along the Wild Whanganui River.

A Beautiful Trail Marker overlooking stunning country along Two Thumbs Track, South Island.


Dan's pedal bike that he rode through much of the North Island.

Naresh soaking his feet in a hot springs along the trail in the South Island.

One of many beautiful huts in the South Island.

Naresh walking towards Mt. Tongariro.

Lupine spring wildflowers along the trail in the South Island.

Dan grabbing a hitch into town after a section of trail.

The stunning Waiau Pass along the Nelson Lakes Track.


Naresh soaking in the beauty of one of our favorite sections - The Richmond Alpine Track.

Filling up water in the richmond Range.

Excited to be living like a modern day Hobbit!

The Bedrock Tribe is contained by no fence! :)

At the end of the Te Araroa Trail in Bluff! 

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