Trails: McMillan Road car park – Mt William Walkway – Kauri Ridge Track retrace – Mt William Trig – Puketutu Trig – retrace back to McMillan Road car park.
Car Park: Yes, McMillan Road car park, “-37.220719, 175.029466“. It’s about 48km 33 minutes drive from Auckland city center.
Public Toilet: Yes, close to Kauri Track entry
Weather: Check Weather before you go!
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Total climbing: 908 m
Average speed: 4.75 km/h
Total Time: 03:10:47
Total flat distance: 9.3 km, Climbing distance: 4.2 km, Descent distance: 4.3 km, Flat distance: 1.1 km, Maximum difference: 329 m, Final balance: 0.0 m
Difficulty Rating: 2.2 – 2.4 – E+
The “Total Time” is my time in June which includes morning tea and breaks. That day was cloudy, very windy and drizzle. The track was good in general but some sections were very muddy in winter! Should be more easy in summer. If you slow down to average 2.8 km/h plus 45 min stop then the total time will be around 4:15 hrs. Official record 5 hrs to Puketutu Trig return.
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