Trails: Bream Head (Te Whara) Scenic Reserve Urquharts Bay car park – Smugglers Bay track via Gun Emplacements and Busby Head – Bream Head Track (Te Whara Track) – Mt Lion Summit – Peach Cove Track to Peach Cove Hut – continue to beach – return back to Bream Head Track – return back to Urquharts Bay car park.
Related Track: Bream Head Track Crossing in Whangarei
Car Park: Yes. Set “89 Urquharts Bay Rd, Whangarei Heads” in your GPS. It’s about 195km 2.5hrs drive from Auckland city center.
Public Toilet: Yes
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Max elevation: 402 m
Min elevation: 10 m
Total climbing: 1267 m
Total descent: -1255 m
Average speed: 3.61 km/h
Total time: 05:16:30
Difficulty Rating: 2.94 – M
The “Total Time” is my time in March which includes morning tea time and lunch time. That day was cloudy and the track was good. If you slow down to average 2.5 km/h plus 60 min stop then the total time will be around 6:15 hrs.
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