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 car park. It’s about 10 minutes drive from Tairua town centre.
Public Toilet: Yes.
Weather: Check Weather before you go!

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Total distance: 12.08 km
Total climbing: 949 m
Average speed: 3.07 km/h
Total Time: 05:41:33

Total flat distance: 11.8 km, Climbing distance: 5.2 km, Descent distance: 5.5 km, Flat distance: 1.3 km, Maximum difference: 177 m, Final balance: 0 m.

Difficulty Rating: 2.33 E+
The “Total Time” is my time in Jan which includes breaks, photo shooting and lunch time. That day was fine and the tracks were good.

Lynch Stream Track in Tairua

Lynch Stream Track in Tairua

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