ALL DOC FACILITIES CLOSED! Limited facilities in Arthur's Pass Village.
COVID-19 RESPONSE: ALL DOC campsites, huts, tracks, great walks, and visitor centres are now closed throughout New Zealand. HUNTING, FISHING, TRAMPING ETC IS NOT PERMITTED! No one is to use campsites or any hut for self-isolation or "lock-down"! Where ever you find yourself NOW (midnight 25th March), is where you MUST live for the NEXT 4 WEEKS+!

Only limited facilities / resources will be available in Arthur's Pass Village after midnight Wednesday 25th March.

Temple Basin - Page Shelter

TRACK GRADE: Tramping Track & Unmarked Route

WALKING TIME: 6 hours return

FEATURES: Outstanding views, alpine basins, day shelter

ROUTE GUIDE: Arthur's Pass Walks Brochure (PDF 3.7Mb)

LOCATION:Starts at the Temple Basin Carpark, at the top of the Pass, 5km West of Arthur's Pass Village.

DESCRIPTION: The track starts at the Temple Basin Skifield carpark, 5km West from Arthur's Pass Village, at the summit.

It starts as a 4 wheel-drive track then continues up the hill as a tramping track for 1½ hours to the Ski Club huts.

From here it becomes an unmarked route to Downhill basin and Page Shelter. On clear days there are outstanding views of the surrounding peaks and in summer the basins offer wonderful displays of mountain flowers.

Return exactly the same way!

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