Waitakere Ranges Tramping Tracks

This category includes all walking and hiking or tramping tracks we walked in the area of Waitakere Ranges Regional Park in Auckland, New Zealand.


Piha Valley Track to Kauri Grove Track to Kitekite Falls loop 1

This loop track is about 5 hours in winter which starts at Piha Valley Track. About 1km on Piha Valley Track from car park turn left and cross the Piha stream then into McKenzie Track which is quite steep until the McKenzie Junction. Then take Quarry Track shortly come to […]


Zion Hill Track to Tunnel Point beach loop 4

Trails: Karekare Main Carpark – Pohutukawa Glade Walk – on beach – Tunnel Point and campsite – on dunes follow the bright red “Hillary Trail” signs – Pararaha Valley Track – Buck Taylor Track – Zion Hill track – Pohutukawa Glade Walk – to Cave Rock Track return back to Pohutukawa Glade […]


Maungaroa Ridge Track to Home Track loop Piha

Trails: End of Garden Road Piha – Maungaroa Lookout Track – Maungaroa Ridge Track – McKenzie Junction – Quarry Track – McElwain Lookout Track – Centennial Track – Home Track – Winstone Track – Connect Track – Kitekite (Falls) Track –  Glenesk Road – carpark. Car Park: Park your car […]


Fence Line Track to Robinson Ridge Track loop

Trails: Fence Line Track to Robinson Ridge Track (as we published this post, the Robinson Ridge Track had been closed) loop includes Auckland City Walk, Anderson Track, West Tunnel Mouth Track, Waitakere Tramline Walk, Waitakere Dam Walk, Fence Line Track, Robinson Ridge Track and Cascade Track. It take park of […]


Upper Kauri Track to Lower Kauri Track loop

Upper Kauri Track and Lower Kauri Track are very popular in Waitakere Ranges in Auckland. A short walk in Auckland City Walk leads you to the Upper Kauri Track, then walk about 1.2 km on Upper Kauri Track to the entry of Lower Kauri Track. After 2 km muddy hiking, […]