Gibbons Track Muir Track Pararaha Valley Track to Whatipu Beach Loop


Trails: End of Whatipu Road car park – Gibbons Track – Muir Track – Pararaha Valley Track – Wetland – Beach to Whatipu – Paratutai Island and coast Track (Signal House) – car park

Car Park: Yes. Set “Whatipu Lodge & Campground” in your GPS. It’s very end of Whatipu Road, Huia. About 55 minutes drive from Auckland city center.
Public Toilet: Yes
Weather: Check Weather before you go!

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Total distance: 16.52 km
Total climbing: 703 m
Average speed: 4.25 km/h
Total Time: 04:55:42

Difficulty Rating: 2.65 – E+
The “Total Time” is my time in September which includes morning tea time and lunch time. That day was fine and the track was good. If you slow down to average 3.0 km/h plus 60 min stop then the total time will be around 6:30 hrs.

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Gibbons Track to Muir Track to Pararaha Valley Track to Whatipu beach loop

Gibbons Track to Muir Track to Pararaha Valley Track to Whatipu beach loop

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