The iconic kiwi town of Tuatapere "Tui"
Tuatapere is located on on the eastern edge of Fiordland's spectacular forests and unspoilt scenery. The town is within reach of world-class jet boating and hiking. Stay for a night before venturing into Waitutu Lodge.
Going in by helicopter
Fiordland Helicopters will give you a very quick helicopter flight can take you right to the front door of the Lodge. It leaves from Orawia hangar which is approximately 14km outside Tuatapere, off of the Ohai-Clifden Highway.
Hiking in along the South Coast Track
The south coast track starts at Rarakau - 21.5 km from Tuatapere. Cars can be left at the Rarakau Car Park, 1304B Papatotara Coast Road Papatotara, 9691.
The walk to Waitutu Forest Lodge takes two days. First night at Port Craig then continue on the next day to the Lodge.