Walking Tramping Hiking


Hakarimata Waterworks Walk to Hakarimata Rail Trail   Recently updated!

We walked this track on 12/09/2020 from the car park on Brownlee Avenue, Ngaruawahia until Hakarimata Rail Trail via Waterworks Walk and Hamarimata Walkway and return. Waterworks Walk to Summit is HOT! Lots people walk it on weekend. The total time is our time includes a quick simple lunch. You may […]


Hunua Ranges Kohukohunui Summit loop

19/09/2020 Long time no see you – Kohukohunui Summit! From Upper Mangatawhiri Dam Campsite to Piggotts Hut by Lilburne Road, then flow into Ernies Track. Turn right into Upper Mangatawhiri Track after about 1.4KM walk on Ernies Track. More easier down hill from Kohukohunui Track until Mine Road. Then Mine Road Track will […]


Omaha Forest Walk – Tamahunga Track over summit down to Pakiri

03/10/2020 First time we walked Tamahunga Track over summit down to Pakiri. Start from Omaha Valley Rd to Bathgate Rd and return. Always enjoy the scenic beaches and farms view from the edge of forest and higher farmland where is on the track of Te Araroa Trail. Somewhere overgrown but […]


Hakarimata Walkway North to Summit return

First time walking this track from north Parker Rd to summit and return. 10.10.20 was a good day! Track was in good dry condition otherwise we will spend more time on track as there are so much slops and exposed tree roots. We did some trail running on track. So, […]


Wainora Campsite to Karaka Track to Whangaiterenga Campsite loop in Coromandel Range

This was done before, not in 2020. Trails: Kauaeranga Valley Road until Wainora Campground – Cookson Kauri Walk to big kauri tree – Wainora tramping Track (closed since 2020?) – Orange Peel Corner – continue until to Karaka Track – return back to Orange Peel Corner – Track to both Booms Flat campsite […]


Round the Mountain Track – Rangipo Hut to Whakapapa Village

Round the Mountain (Mount Ruapehu) Track. Day three: Rangipo Hut to Whakapapa Village. Trails: Rangipo Hut – Tukino Access Road car park – Ohinepango Springs – Waihohonu Hut – Whakapapa Village. # The track between Waihohonu Hut to Whakapapa Village is part of Northern Circuit Great Walk. For better map display, click […]


Round the Mountain Track – Mangaturuturu Hut to Rangipo Hut

Round the Mountain (Mount Ruapehu) Track. Day two: Mangaturuturu Hut to Rangipo Hut. Trails: Mangaturuturu Hut – Ohakune Mountain Road – Mangaehuehu Hut – Rangipo Hut. For better map display, click the buttons (Full Screen, Hide/Show Photos and Back to Centre) in the top right corner of the map to study […]


Round the Mountain Track – Whakapapa Village to Mangaturuturu Hut

Round the Mountain (Mount Ruapehu) Track. Day one: Whakapapa Village to Mangaturuturu Hut. Trails: Whakapapa Village – Silica Rapids Track – Whakapapaiti Track – Whakapapaiti Hut – Round the Mountain Track – Lake Surprise – Mangaturuturu Hut. Car Park: Whakapapa Village Information Centre car park Toilet: Yes For better map display, click the buttons (Full Screen, […]


Ti Point Coastal Walkway to Matheson Bay return

Trails: Te Point Coastal Walkway until Matheson Bay then return back – car park Car Park: Yes. End of Ti Point Road, Ti Point. About 70 minutes drive from Auckland city center. Public Toilet: Yes Weather: Check Weather before you go! Note: Experienced trampers only! You have to walk on rocks and need lots climbing. Must low tide […]


Dome Forest Loop

Trails: Dome Tearooms carpark – Dome Forest Walkway – The Dome Summit – Waiwhiu Kauri Grove – off bush 4WD pine forest road – Waiwhiu Rd – Cross Waiwhiu Stream into bush walk along the stream- off stream uphill to Totara Scenic Reserve – Junction of Link Track to Conical Peak […]