Yearly Archives: 2014


Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway

Trails: Off State Highway 2 Karangahake Historic Walks car park – Footbridge – Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway – Waterfalls – Owharoa Falls – Victoria Battery – Retrace back to Railway Tunnel – Railway Tunnel Loop – Car park. Note: You may need a torch when walk through the tunnel. Alternatively an […]


Karaka Tramping Track to Waiotahi Track in Thames Coromandel

Trails: Karaka Road car park – Karaka Tramping Track – Junction of Karaka Track and Waiotahi Track – Waiotahi Track – Waiotahi Road car park. Note: Karaka Tramping Track is very boggy all time! Car Park: Yes, Karaka Road car park, “-37.131877,175.549027“. It’s about 110km 1:20 minutes drive from Auckland city […]


Lake Taharoa Loop Track Northland

Trails: A loop track starts from Taharoa Domain and Kai Iwi Lakes information office car park ( Pine Beach Camp Ground ). Optional extra two small loops around Lake Kai Iwi and Lake Waikare. Car Park:  -35.809258, 173.662551  About 40  minutes drive from Dargaville. Public Toilet: Yes Weather: Check Weather […]


Maunganui Bluff Track Northland

Trails: Aranga Coast Rd car park (end of track) – Maunganui Bluff Track – Maunganui Bluff Summit – going down to Waikara Beach – retrace back to Summit – back to Aranga Coast Rd car park. Car Park: 647 Aranga Coast Rd, Aranga. About 40+ minutes drive from Dargaville. Rough unsealed road […]


Motutapu Island hiking tracks Auckland

Trails: Motutapu Island Home Bay Wharf – Rotary Centennial Track – Northern Junction – World War II Military Sites – Sandy Bay – Billy Goat Point via Pohutukawa Track – Waikarapupu Bay via Wetland Track – Wetland Track – Station Bay – back to Northern Junction via Wetland Track – […]


Tom Thumb Track to Twin Peaks Track to Huia Ridge Track to Fletcher Track loop in Waitakere Ranges

Trails: Car parking at Huia Settlers Museum, Waitakere Ranges – Karamatura Loop Track – Tom Thumb Track – Goat Hill Track return- Twin Peaks Track – Huia Ridge Track – Karamatura Forks – Fletcher Track – Karamatura Loop Track – car park Car Park: Yes. Set “1251 Huia Road, Huia, […]


Lower Mangatawhiri Track to Mangatangi Trig Track to MTB Downhill Track to Experts Downhill Loop in Hunua Ranges Auckland

Trails: Hunua Ranges end of Moumoukai Road car park – Lower Mangatawhiri Track – Mangatawhiri River foot bridge – Mangatangi Trig Track – Mangatangi Trig – (Old) MTB Downhill Track – Moumouka Farm Track – Manning Rd – Moumoukai Valley Rd – River Trail – Experts Downhill – Lower Mangatawhiri […]


Goldie Bush to Te Henga Walkway crossing in Waitakere Ranges Auckland

Trails: Goldie Bush Horsman Road car park – Mokoroa Falls Track or Mokoroa Falls Lookout Track – Mokoroa Falls – Mokoroa Stream Route or Track – Goldie Bush Walkway to Constable Road car park – Te Henga Walkway Constable Road car park – Te Henga Walkway – Te Henga Walkway Bethells Road […]


Karangahake Mountain Tk to Mangakino Tk to Dickey Flat to Dubbo 96 Tk to Country Road Track Loop

Trails: Karangahake Gorge Historic Walks car park – Footbridge – Scotsman’s Gully Track – County Road Track (Karangahake Walkway) – Karangahake Mountain Track – Mt Karangahake Summit – Mountain Link Track – Mangakino Stream Track (Mangakino Track) – Dickey Flat Track – Cross river (may impossible in winter or raining […]


Old Wires Track to Wentworth Track to Whangamata Off Road Vehicle Track Loop Maratoto

Trails: Wires Road (Old) Wires Track end – (Old) Wires Track – off track water fall – (Old) Wires Track – Whangamata Off Road Vehicle Track – Tairua River crossing – Wentworth (Valley) Track – Retrace back to Whangamata Off Road Vehicle Track – Wires Road roadend car park – […]