Hosts: Kiri & James Elworthy
298 Tora Road
Arrive at Whakapata Cottage any time during 4 - 6pm. Enjoy refreshments in this tranquil garden setting as you get to know others in your group. James or Kiri will visit shortly after you arrive to welcome you, hand out day maps and give you a brief overview of the walk. You can then enjoy your delicious evening meal at your leisure.
In the morning place your baggage in the designated spot and set off for the coast. As Day One is a big day we recommend you leave Whakapata Cottage no later then 9am.