Monthly Archives: August 2014


Nikau Loop Walk to Bell Track to NZ tallest Kahikatea Tree return in Pirongia

Trails: Nikau Loop Walk Limeworks Loop Road car park – Nikau Loop Walk – Kaniwhaniwha Caves – Bell Track – The New Zealand native tallest Kahikatea Tree 66.5m – Retrace Bell Track – Nikau Loop Walk – car park. Note: The Bell Track is a hiking track, not suitable for […]


Bluff Stream Track to Ananui Falls Track to Waitengaue Track to Waitawheta Tramway loop in Kaimai-Mamaku Forest Park

Trails: Franklin Road car park – go Waitawheta Valley – Bluff Stream Track – Ananui Falls Track – Ananui Falls – Waitengaue Track – Waitawheta Tramway – Bluff Stream Kauri Grove Loop Track – Franklin Road car park. Note: Need cross river in water at least twice where there is no foot […]


Umukarikari Track to Urchin Track U2U Kaimanawa Forest Park

Trails: Umukarikari Track car park – Umukarikari Track to Sharp Cone – Urchin Track – Junction of Urchin Track and the track to Waipakahi River – the Urchin summit – Urchin Track car park. Note: Need car transfer. Start from Urchin Track car park will be little bit easier. Recommended hike […]


Moirs Hill Summit Track to Dunn’s Bush Track to Puhoi Track in Puhoi

Part of Te Araroa Trail: Moirs Hill Summit Track and retrace – J Tolhopf Rd – Dunn’s Bush Track – Remiger Rd – Puhoi Track – Puhoi Domain. Note: You can also hike the Valley Track and Big Tree Track if you have time (we just missed it) Car Park: Need […]