Waikato


Karamu Walkway North and South Waikato

Trails: 23 State Hwy car park – Karamu Walkway North – Karamu Walkway South – retrace back from a gate close to Limeworks Loop Road car park. Note: Daylight hours open only and closed during lambing season 1/08 – 30/09. Car Park: Yes, 23 State Hwy car park, “-37.825773, 175.077139“. […]


Hapuakohe Walkway South Section Hapuakohe Range Waikato

Trails: Hapuakohe Walkway south section from Ohinewai Road end to Mangapiko Valley Road end. Note: Non-maintaining track. Experienced tramper only. Need car transfer, drop and pick up. Easy get lost as vegetation overgrown. Car Park: No car park on both ends of Ohinewai Road and Mangapiko Valley Road. It’s about […]


Hapuakohe Walkway North Section Hapuakohe Range Waikato

Trails: Hapuakohe Walkway north section from North Road end to Ohinewai Road end. Note: Overgrown non-maintaining track. Experienced trampers with good navigation skill only! Need car transfer, drop and pick up.  From Lost Point (I named it, LOL…) until Ohinewai Road, track becomes very tough and dark especially in cloudy […]


Hakarimata Rail Track and Walkway in Huntly Waikato 1

Trails: Hakarimata Rail Track – Cascade Waterfall – Hakarimata Walkway (Waingaro Road entry) – Hakarimata Walkway junction to Christian Youth Camp – Hakarimata Walkway junction to Brownlee Ave through Waterworks Walk – Hakarimata Summit – return back the same way. Caution: Exposed tree roots make the track very slippery in wet weather. In […]


Hakarimata Walkway

Hakarimata Walkway in Hakarimata Range is bout 14km long from the northern end (Parker Road) to southern end (Waingaro Road). This post track is known as part of Hakarimata Walkway by most trampers but officially it is Waterworks Track (Walk) which starts from Brownlee Ave access to the Reservoir, then […]