Whatitiri Track to Wainamu Bush Track to Simla Track to Pukematekeo Track loop in Waitakere Ranges


Trails: Falls Road road end car park – Whatitiri Track – Long Road Track – Wainamu Bush Track – Wainamu Junction – Smyth Ridge Track – Sisam Track – Simla Track – Fence Line Track – Waitakere Tramline Track – West Tunnel Mouth Track- Anderson Track – Scenic Drive – Pukematekeo Track – Falls Road – car park.

Related Tracks: Whatitiri Track to Long Rd Track to Wainamu Bush Track to Smyth Ridge Track to Upper Kauri Track loop in Waitakere Ranges Auckland and Lower Kauri to Sisam to Simla to Long Road to Upper Kauri Tracks loop

Car Park: Yes. Set “Falls Road, Waitakere” on you GPS. Drive until road end. It’s about 35km 40 minutes drive from Auckland city center.
Public Toilet: Yes
Weather: Check Weather before you go!

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Total distance: 21.14 km
Total climbing: 1152 m
Average speed: 4.91 km/h
Total Time: 05:47:57

Total flat distance: 20.9 km, Climbing distance: 8.4 km, Descent distance: 7.8 km, Flat distance: 5 km, Maximum difference: 304 m, Final balance: 0 m

Difficulty Rating: 3.57 – M+
The “Total Time” is my time in June which includes morning tea time, lunch time and breaks. That day was fine and the some tracks were good some were muddy. If you slow down to average 3km/h plus 60 min stop then the total time will be around 8hrs.

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Whatitiri Track to Wainamu Bush Track to Simla Track to Pukematekeo Track loop in Waitakere Ranges

Whatitiri Track to Wainamu Bush Track to Simla Track to Pukematekeo Track loop in Waitakere Ranges

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