Ackers Point Track

This is a popular 3 hour return out to Ackers Point Lighthouse

Ackers Point Track

Oban, Southland 9818, New Zealand

Created By: Sails Ashore Lodge

Tour Information

This walking tour sets off from the village, and follows the south shore of Halfmoon Bay, on the road past Scollay Rocks, Greenvale, Lonnekers Bay, Leask Bay and on to the end of the Road at harrolds Bay. Then by excellent walking Track past Harrolds Bay and Ackers stone cottage out to Ackers Point


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What You'll See on the Tour

1
Stewart Island Flights

This is a good Start off point
2
Rakiura Jade

Jade Carving classes, and Jade (Greenstone) for sale
3
Scollay Rocks

Look seawards to Scollay Rocks, named for an early settler. Captn Bob Scollay had a boat building business on the shore here, and allso owned an early guest house
4
Green Vale

Green Vale, with Greenvale Nugget off shore
5
Lonnekers Beach

Named for Fred Lonnekers, who owned the first Guest House here, established 1875
6
Lonnekers Nugget

Lonnekers Nugget is the burial site of an old Whaling Captain who was killed when the anchorchain broke while being lifted. His crew buried him here
7
Leask Bay

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8
End of the road, and start of trail

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9
Junction to Harolds Bay

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10
Ackers Point

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