Trail Places

You will pass through most of these places along the Trail -  but it is worthwhile travelling off the Trail to see some other special places while you are in the area.

  • Poolburn Gorge

    Poolburn Gorge

    From Lauder, the trail crosses from the Manuherikia Valley, through th...Read More

  • Moa Creek

    Moa Creek

    Once busy with gold miners and travellers on the Dunstan Trail, Moa Cr...Read More

  • Becks


    Becks is a small country community on S/H 85 north from Lauder, with a...Read More

  • Cambrians


    The “Village of Trees” – a quiet picturesque little valley at the foot...Read More

  • St Bathans

    St Bathans

    Take your camera when you visit this tiny one-street village in the no...Read More

  • Naseby


    An old gold mining town in the middle of the Naseby Forest, Naseby is ...Read More

  • Danseys Pass

    Danseys Pass

    Danseys Pass is an alpine pass across the Kakanui ranges, linking Cent...Read More

  • Paerau


    Early travellers on the Dunstan Trail would spend their second night a...Read More

  • Patearoa


    A small country village on the south edge of the Maniototo basin, Pate...Read More

  • Dunedin


    Dunedin, a Trail Partner of the Otago Central Rail Trail, is a beautif...Read More

  • Wanaka


    Wanaka is a popular ski and summer resort town in the Otago Region of ...Read More

  • Arrowtown


    Arrowtown is a historic gold mining town in the Otago Region of the So...Read More