North Island Tramping Tracks

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

White Cliffs Track Walkway Beach Loop

Trails: White Cliffs Track Walkway starts from Pukearuhe on private land until meet Wai Pingao (or Waipingau ) stream – Walk along stream to beach – walk on beach back to car park. Caution: Beach access safe 2 hrs either side of low tide! Track closes from 1 July to 30 Sept due to lambing. Car […]

Mangorei Track to Pouakai Track in Egmont National Park

Trails: End of Mangorei Road car park – Mangorei Track – Pouakai Hut – continue up 10 minutes to junction of Mangorei Track and Pouakai Track then turn left – Pouakai Track until the very popular tarns and return back the same way. Caution: May very slippery in wet weather. Not recommended […]

Waterworks Walk to off the beaten track to Hakarimata Walkway loop in Hakarimata Range

Trails: Brownlee Ave car park – Waterworks Walk – Hakarimata Summit – Off the beaten track – Hakarimata Walkway – Waterworks Walk – back to car park. (Derek Loop 2) Caution: This post is only for personal entertainment purpose, not for public! Experienced trampers with very good navigation skill only! Car Park: Yes. Hakarimata Scenic […]

Homunga Bay Track and Orokawa Bay Track Waihi Beach

Trails: End of Ngatitangata Rd car park – Homunga Bay Track on farmland (private land, keep on marked track) –  Homunga Bay – Homunga Bay Track on coast – Boat Bay –  William Wright Falls junction – Orokawa Bay – Orokawa Bay Track (easy walkway) – Waihi Beach Viewing Point – retrace back the […]

Taraire Ridge Loop track plus Pukenui Forest Loop track in Whangarei

Trails: End of Amalin Rd car park – walk on farmland until tracks entrance (Taraire Ridge Loop track and Pukenui Forest Loop track) – walk Taraire Ridge Loop track – pass by junction to Russell Rd – Junction of Taraire Ridge Loop and Pukenui Forest Loop – walk Pukenui Forest Loop until next two […]

Hihikiwi Track to Pahautea Hut to Bell Track to The Cone in Pirongia Forest Park

Trails: Pirongia West Road car park – Hihikiwi Track – Lookout Point – Hihikiwi Summit –  Pahautea Hut –  Bell Track – The Cone – Return back the same way to car park. Note: This is a new tramping track which has not been put on some maps yet so […]

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 […]

Nikau Loop Walk to Bell Track to NZ tallest Kahikatea Tree return in Pirongia

Trails: Nikau Loop Walk Limeworks Loop Road car park – Nikau Loop Walk – Kaniwhaniwha Caves – Bell Track – The New Zealand native tallest Kahikatea Tree 66.5m – Retrace Bell Track – Nikau Loop Walk – car park. Note: The Bell Track is a hiking track, not suitable for […]

Umukarikari Track to Urchin Track U2U Kaimanawa Forest Park

Trails: Umukarikari Track car park – Umukarikari Track to Sharp Cone – Urchin Track – Junction of Urchin Track and the track to Waipakahi River – the Urchin summit – Urchin Track car park. Note: Need car transfer. Start from Urchin Track car park will be little bit easier. Recommended hike […]