Waitakere Ranges Tramping Tracks


Slip Track to Pipeline Track to Hamilton Track to Summit Track return in Waitakere

Trails: Arataki Visitor Centre car park in Waitakere Ranges Regional Park – Slip Track – Pipeline Track (Hi Google, it’s a name of Hiking track) – Nihotupu Dam Road – Hamilton Track – Summit Track – Upper Nihitupu Dam – Picnic Area and Tramline – return back to Arataki Visitor […]


Beveridge Track to Exhibition Drive Track to Clark Bush Track return in Waitakere

Trails: Arataki Visitor Centre car park in Waitakere Ranges Regional Park – Beveridge Track – Mackies Rest – Exhibition Drive track – Water Care building car park – Woodlands Park Road – Manuka Road – Clark Bush Track – Big kauri tree – return back to Arataki Visitor Centre. Car […]


Twin Peaks Track to Huia Ridge Track to Karamatura Track loop 7

Trails: Car parking at Huia Settlers Museum Waitakere Ranges – Karamatura Loop Track – Tom Thumb Track – Goat Hill Track – Twin Peaks Track – Huia Ridge Track – Karamatura Track – the Falls – Karamatura Loop Track – car park Tracks closed: Bob Gordon Track Car Park: Yes. […]


Lower Kauri to Sisam to Simla to Long Road to Upper Kauri Tracks loop

Trails: Falls Road roadend car park – Auckland City Walk – Upper Kauri Track – Lower Kauri Track – Long Road Track – Smyth Corner – Smyth Ridge Track (very short walk) – Sisam Track – Simla Track – Ridge Road Track (very short walk) – Long Road Track – […]


Parau Track to Farley Track to Panto Track loop

Trails: Huia Road car park Waikakere– Parau Track to Lower Huia Dam – Parau Track to Farley Track junction then back to Parau Tack (due to one section of Farley Track closed) – Kakamatua Ridge Track – Farley Track – Panto Track – Parau Tack – car park. Tracks closed: […]


Peripatus Track to Anderson Track to Fence Line Track to Waitakere Tramline Track Loop

Trails: end of Christian Road car park – Swanson Pipeline Track – Peripatus Track – Anderson Track – Auckland City Walk (very short connect path)  – Fence Line Track – Waitakere Tramline Track – West Tunnel Mouth Track – Anderson Track – East Tunnel Mouth Track – car park. Car Park: […]


Odlin Timber Tk to Walker Ridge Tk to Muir Tk to Buck Taylor Track loop in Waitakere 1

Trails: Lone Kauri Road car park – Odlin Timber Track – Walker Ridge Track – Muir Track – Les Ward Shelter – Pararaha Valley Track – Buck Taylor Track – car park. Car Park: Yes. Set “92 Lone Kauri Rd, Karekare” in your GPS. It’s about 55 minutes drive from […]


Gibbons Track Muir Track Pararaha Valley Track to Whatipu Beach Loop

Trails: End of Whatipu Road car park – Gibbons Track – Muir Track – Pararaha Valley Track – Wetland – Beach to Whatipu – Paratutai Island and coast Track (Signal House) – car park Car Park: Yes. Set “Whatipu Lodge & Campground” in your GPS. It’s very end of Whatipu […]


Zion Hill Track – Zion Ridge Track – Buck Taylor Track and Karekare Falls

Trails: Karekare Main car park – Pohutukawa Glade Walk – Zion Hill Track – Zion Ridge Track – Buck Taylor Track – Zion Hill Track – Pohutukawa Glade Walk – Lone Kauri Road – Taraire Track – Karekare Falls – Taraire Track – La Trobe Track – Karekare Road – […]


Kura Track to Puriri Ridge Track to Omanawanui Track loop 3

Kura Track to Puriri Ridge Track to Omanawanui Track loop in Whatipu, one of the most beautiful tracks in Huia, Waitakere Ranges, takes advantage of Manukau Harbour scenic view. You can commence this track loop from Kura Track which is about 400m draw back from car park on Whatipu Road. […]