Walking Tramping Hiking


Orewa Millennium Walkway

Trails:  Orewa Arundel Reserve car park – Alice Eaves Scenic Reserve – Orewa Millennium Walkway – coastal trail walk to Red Beach (must low tide) – Orewa Millennium Walkway. Car Park: Yes. Orewa Arundel Reserve car park. Public Toilet: Yes. Weather: Check weather before you go! Total flat distance: 14.1 km, Climbing distance: 1.7 km, Descent distance: […]


Waitawa Regional Park Walk 1

Trails: Waitawa Regional Park mix walking tracks and mountain bike tracks. Car Park: Yes. Mataitai Bay car park. Public Toilet: Yes. Weather: Check weather before you go! Total flat distance: 12.4 km, Climbing distance: 3.1 km, Descent distance: 2.9 km, Flat distance: 6.6 km, Maximum difference: 82 m, Final balance: 0 m. Tracks were recorded by […]


Pylon Peak Track to Kaimai Ridgeway to Waipapa Track to Waiorongomai Valley Loop

Trails: Waiorongomai Road road-end car park – Low Level Track – Pylon Peak Track – Kaimai Ridgeway – Waipapa Track to Waiorongomai Valley – Waiorongomai Saddle Track (footbridge and tunnel) – High Level Pack Track – car park. Caution:  Stream crossing at very beginning of Pylon Peak Track. Must follow the orange […]


Lynch Stream Track in Tairua

Trails: Whenuakite car park on State Highway 25 – Lynch Stream Track – Whenuakite Loop Walk – Lynch Stream Track – Lynch Stream Bay – Otara Bay North Track – Otara Bay (further to Sailors Grave) – return back the same way to carpark. Caution: 82 times stream crossing! May tough in wet weather. Car Park: Yes. Whenuakite […]


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 […]


Duder Regional Park Walk Auckland

Trails: Duder Regional Park car park – Farm Loop Track – Whakakaiwhara Pa Walk – Whakakaiwhara Point – Coastal Walk (low tide) to join Farm Loop Track again – Sustainable Trail – Beach track to Wairoa Bay – coastal walk (low tide) back to Farm Loop Track until car park. Car Park: Yes. Duder Regional […]


Arataki Centre to Parau and Panto Track loop in Parau, Auckland

Trails: Arataki Visitor Centre – Slip Track – Pipeline Track – Lower Nihotupu Dam Road – Parau Track – Kakamatua Ridge Track – Farley Track – Panto Track – Parau Track – Lower Nihotupu Dam Road – Pipeline Track – Slip Track – Arataki Centre. After my 14th 5km Parkrun, we walked this loop on […]