North Island Tramping Tracks

All other tramping tracks in North Island, excludes those in Auckland etc.


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 […]


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 […]


Maungatautari Peak Over The Mountain Track loop

Trails: Hicks Rd access of Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari north – Track on Farmland – Northern Enclosure gate – Junction of Te Raki Track and Wairere Traverse – Te Raki Track (part of old Over The Mountain Track) – Te Tonga Track (part of old Over The Mountain Track) – Maungatautari Peak – Pukeatua Peak – Rocky Outcrop Peak – Junction of Te […]


Nikau Walk to Tahuanui Track to Tirohanga Track to Pahautea Hut to Bell Track loop in Pirongia

Saturday Trails: Limeworks Loop Road Kaniwhaniwha car park – Nikau Walk – Tahuanui Track – Kaniwhaniwha Stream Campsite – Tahuanui Track – Junction of Tahuanui Track and Tirohanga Track – Tirohanga Track to Pirongia Summit then to Pahautea Hut. Caution: Tahuanui Track was quite muddy and steep when close to top. Always […]


Tanekaha Falls Track to Langsview Track to Tanekaha Forest Track loop in Mangawhai Heads

Trails: Car park – Track to Swing Bridge in private land – Tanekaha Falls Track – Langsview Track – Summit – Tanekaha Forest Track – car park. Caution: Tanekaha Falls Track is managed by local community and hence the marks are not so clear. Some sections are quite steep and can be very […]


Lake Tarawera Outlet to Falls Track and Tarawera Falls Track in Rotorua

Trails: Lake Tarawera Outlet Campsite foot bridge – Tarawera Outlet to Falls Track – Tarawera Falls – Tarawera Falls Track (Walk) – retrace back the same way to Lake Tarawera Outlet Campsite. Caution: No drinkable water supply at campsite! Permits ticket must be collected on the day of entering the forest roads from Kawerau […]


Northern Tarawera Track in Rotorua

Trails: Lake Tarawera Outlet Campsite foot bridge – Northern Tarawera Track – Humphries Bay Campsite (Junction of Northern Tarawera Track and Eastern Okataina Track) – Eastern Okataina Track – Otangimoana Bay of Lake Okataina – retrace back the same way to Lake Tarawera Outlet Campsite. Caution: No drinkable water supply at campsite! Permits ticket must be collected on […]


Tarawera Trail to Hot Water Beach at Lake Tarawera

Trails: Te Wairoa car park – Tarawera Trail – Hawaiki Bay amenity area 5km – Te Wairua Stream amenity area 11km – Hot Water ( Hotwater ) Beach campsite – (next day) walk back the same way to car park. Caution: No drinkable water supply on Hot Water Beach campsite (campsite need […]