Hakarimata Walkway Rail Trail to Parker Rd via Kauri Loop Track


Trails: Hakarimata Walkway Waingaro Road entry car park – Hakarimata Rail Trail Waingaro Road entry – Cascade Waterfall – Hakarimata Walkway – Hakarimata Walkway junction to Christian Youth Camp – Hakarimata Walkway junction to Brownlee Ave through Waterworks Walk – Hakarimata Summit – Southern Lookout – Upper Lookout – Kauri Loop Track – Parker Road entry car park.

Car Park: Yes. Set “-37°40’40.03″, 175° 8’10.05″ or “212 Waingaro Rd, Ngaruawahia” on you GPS. It’s about 105km 1hr 15mins from Auckland city and about 25km from Hamilton.
Public Toilet: Yes (on track 1.5km from car park)
Weather: Check Weather before you go!.

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Total distance: 14.91 km
Total climbing: 1082 m
Average speed: 4.20 km/h
Total Time: 04:37:36

Difficulty Rating: 2.94 – M
The “Total Time” is my time in March which includes morning tea time and lunch time. That day was fine and track was good. If you slow down to average 3 km/h plus 60 min stop then the total time will be around 6 hrs.

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Hakarimata Walkway

Hakarimata Walkway

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