Haast’s Eagle Ride & Search


Upcoming run / event: ( subject to covid restrictions )

Otago Southland Chapter of TOMCC NZ.

A ride and overnighter is planned for Labour weekend 23 – 25 Oct  2021.

We are going into the Haast Area as we did in 2014 in a light-hearted search for Te Hokioi – the Haast Eagle.

Saturday 23rd Oct for those that are coming from different directions it is intended that we meet at the Luggate hotel at 2pm then heading as a group onto Makoaroa for the night.

Sunday 24th Oct we head off into the Haast in search and onward to Jackson Bay hopefully for lunch at the Cray Pot who have confirmed they will be open over the weekend (subject to covid restrictions ). Staying Sunday night back in Haast.

Monday heading back as a group to Wanaka / Cromwell then members dispersing in different directions to where they live.

Accommodation is for you to arrange at both Makoaroa and Haast.

Wonderland Makarora Lodge

Some of us are staying at Haast at Aspiring court motel / back packers & camp. 0800 500 703   +64 3 750 0703 1 Marks Road Haast 7844   New Zealand    http://www.aspiringcourtmotel.com 

( Just to be clear this ride is subject to covid restrictions )

As with Otago Southland Chapter of TOMCC NZ rides, All weather ride, come prepared you may get wet /cold.

Please let us know if you are interested / coming and any questions please contact ;

John Witherington

Otago Southland Chapter of TOMCC NZ coordinator.