Off track


Kuataika track and stream off track in Waitakere Ranges

Trails: Anawhata Rd car park – Kuataika track – off track – Kuataika Stream – (planned to Wainamu Junction but failed) – Kuataika track back to car park. Note: Experienced tramper with good navigation skill only. Car Park: Yes. Anawhata Rd car park. It’s about 42 km and 75 minutes drive from Auckland city […]


Hunua Ranges and Hunua Falls Exploring

Trails: Hunua Falls car park – Massey Track – YMCA track to R R Track – off track – Stream crossing – off track to YMCA track – off track to Hunua Falls. Caution: Hunua Ranges exploring trip. Bush bashing! Experienced trampers with very good navigation skill only! Car Park: Yes. Public Toilet: Yes. […]


Off the beaten tracks in Hunua Ranges 1 Auckland

Trails: Private farmland routes (MUST get permission from owner first) – Off the beaten tracks – Stream – Private land route – Forest Road – Off the beaten tracks – Kohukohunui Track – Adams Lookout – Off the beaten track – Farmland routes. Caution: North Hunua exploring trip. Experienced trampers with very good navigation […]


Te Araroa Trail and off tracks in Hunua Ranges

Trails: McNicol Rd car park – Te Araroa Trail – off track to Orum Rd – off track back to forest – off track to Orum Rd – Cossey Access Rd – Te Araroa Trail  – McNicol Rd car park. Caution: Experienced trampers with good navigation skill only! Car Park: Yes. McNicol Rd car park. It’s […]


Whatitiri Track to Lake Wainamu Track to Houghton Track to Smyth Ridge Track to Upper Kauri Track loop in Waitakere Ranges

Trails: Falls Road car park – Whatitiri Track – Long Road Track – Off the beaten track (The Best Kept Secret Track) – Lake Wainamu Track – Houghton Track – Smyth Ridge Track – Smyth Corner – Upper Kauri Track – car park. Caution: Experienced tramper with very good navigation skill only! Car Park: […]


Wairoa Loop Track to Mangtawhiri Challenge Track to Wairoa Cosseys Track Loop around Wairoa Reservoir in Hunua Ranges

Trails: Wairoa Loop Track – Mangtawhiri Challenge Track – Wairoa Hill Road – Off track to Firth Road – Off track to Wairoa Cosseys Track – Wairoa Cosseys Track –  Suspension Bridge Track – Wairoa Loop Track Moumoukai Road car park. (Derek Loop 1) Caution: !!!Experienced tramper with very good navigation skill only!!! Bush crushing […]