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Twilight – Te Werahi loop track in Cape Reinga

Trails: Twilight / Te Werahi loop track Cape Reinga Road car park – Te Werahi Track – Te Werahi Beach – Te Paki Coastal Track or Cape Reinga Coastal Walkway on some maps – Twilight Beach – Twilight Track – car aprk . Caution!!! Hot sand dune. Take enough water. Twilight Track from Twilight Beach […]


Te Paki Coastal Track Tapotupotu Bay to Cape Reinga Lighthouse

Trails: Tapotupotu Campground – Te Paki Coastal Track or Cape Reinga Coastal Walkway on some maps – Cape Reinga lighthouse – back the same way. Car Park: Yes. Tapotupotu Bay Camping Area. It’s about 112 km 1 h 35 min drive from Kaitaia. Public Toilet: Yes. Weather: Check Weather before you go! For better […]


Auckland City Run Loop 29km

Trails: Great South Rd (No matter where you start) – Newmarket Park – Ayr Reserve Walk – Point Park – Tamaki Drive foot cycle lane – Mission Bay – St Heliers Bay – return back and turn to Ngapipi Rd – Orakei Basin Walkway – Hobson Bay Walkway – Victoria Street – […]


Te Paki Coastal Track Tapotupotu Campground to Pandora in Cape Reinga

Trails: Tapotupotu Campground – Te Paki Coastal Track or Cape Reinga Coastal Walkway on some maps – Pandora Camp – Pandora Bay and beach – back to Tapotupotu Campground via old Cape Reinga Coastal Walkway or Pandora Track – Pandora Track – Unknown name track – Te Paki Coastal Track – Tapotupotu Campground. […]


Taranaki Falls Track to Tama Lakes Track Tongariro

Trails: Whakapapa Village Visitor Centre – (Upper) Taranaki Falls Track – Tama Lakes Track to Lower Tama lake – Upper Tama Lake – back to Taranaki Falls – (Lower) Taranaki Falls Track – Whakapapa Village Visitor Centre. Car Park: Yes. Whakapapa Village Visitor Centre. It’s about 330km and 4 hours […]


Trail running – The goat Tongariro Around The Mountain Track to Horopito 25km

Trails: Bruce Road Around The Mountain Track car park – Around The Mountain Track until Mangaturuturu Hut – Horopito Track to Horopito. Car Park: Yes. Bruce Road Around The Mountain Track car park. Public Toilet: No. Weather: Check Weather before you go! For better map display, click the buttons (Full Screen, Hide/Show Photos and […]


Trail running – Falls Rd to Piha loop in Waitaks 32km

Running Trails: Falls Rd car park – Auckland City Walk – Fence Line Track – Ridge Road Track – Cutty Grass Track – Centennial Track – Quarry Track – Maungaroa Ridge Track – Garden Road – Track to beach – North Piha Road – Marawhara Walk – White Track – Anawhata Road […]


Trail Running – Waitakere three Dams 40km

Trails: Exhibition Drive – Pipeline Road – Pipeline Track – Nihotupu Dam Road – Parau Track – Panto Track – Farley Track – Kakamatua Ridge Track – Parau Track – Huia Dam Road – Christies Track – Summit Track – Hamilton Track – Nihotupu Dam Road – Pipeline Road – Slip Track […]


Trail Running – Arataki Visitor Centre to Panto Track to Huia Dam Road to Hamilton Saddle Loop 28km 2

Trails: Arataki Visitor Centre – Beveridge Track – Mackies Rest – Pipeline Road – Pipeline Track – Nihotupu Dam Road – Parau Track – Panto Track – Farley Track – Kakamatua Ridge Track – Parau Track – Huia Dam Road – Smiths Road – Hamilton Track – Nihotupu Dam Road – […]


Trail Running – Waitakere Ranges 23.5km

Running Trails: – Falls Road car park – Auckland City Walk – Fence Line Track – Ridge Road Track – Cutty Grass Track  – Scenic Drive – Fairy Falls Track – Goodfellow Track – Old Coach Road Track – Mountain Road –  Opanuku Pipeline Track – Swanson Pipeline Track – Peripatus Track […]