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Running off The Motu Road, Takaputahi Rd is a well groomed gravel road with several small fords towards it’s end. Takaputahi Road is a dead end road b[See the full post at: Takaputahi Road – Otipi Track]
Stayed at the free Doc camp ground, nice and secluded with two fire pits and a river by your feet to enjoy. Just remember to bring loo paper as was none in the long drop. Near the end of Takaputahi Rd well past the campground is a water crossing that could be good for practice. I didn’t cross the river to Otipi track as was by myself and there was certainly some current and depth to it.
Water crossing near end of Takaputahi Rd
End of public access on Takaputahi Rd
Water crossing to Otipi Track
A group of 3 of us on Wednesday 2 January did what must have been the Otipi Track.
Crossed the river to the right of the bridge. Reasonably technical in spots, a couple of slips across the track.
Lunch in the long grass beside the Motu River.
Great ride though !