Waitakere Ranges Tramping Tracks

This category includes all walking and hiking or tramping tracks we walked in the area of Waitakere Ranges Regional Park in Auckland, New Zealand.

Arataki Centre to Parau and Panto Track loop in Parau, Auckland

Trails: Arataki Visitor Centre – Slip Track – Pipeline Track – Lower Nihotupu Dam Road – Parau Track – Kakamatua Ridge Track – Farley Track – Panto Track – Parau Track – Lower Nihotupu Dam Road – Pipeline Track – Slip Track – Arataki Centre. After my 14th 5km Parkrun, we walked this loop on […]

Christies Track to Hamilton Track and Summit Track loop plus Incline Track in Waitakere Ranges 2

Trails: Piha Road Upper Nihotupu Walk car park – Upper Nihotupu Walk – Upper Nihotupu Dam – Christies Track – Huia Dam Road – Smiths Road – Hamilton Track – Lower Nihotupu Dam Road – Incline Track return back – Summit Track – Upper Nihotupu Dam – Upper Nihotupu Walk – car park. Car Park: Yes. […]

Inland Piha Tramping Loop in Waitakere Ranges

Trails: End of Glenesk Road car park – Glenesk Road – Maungaroa Lookout Track – Maungaroa Ridge Track – McKenzie Junction – Pole Line Track – Anawhata Road – Centennial Track – Home Track – Marguerite Track – Kauri Grove Track – Connect Track – Kitekite Falls Track – car park. Car Park: Yes. It’s bout 1 […]

Twin Peaks Track to Huia Ridge Track to Fletcher Track loop plus Goat Hill track and The Drum in Waitakere Ranges

Trails: Huia Settlers Museum car park – Karamatura Loop Track – Tom Thumb Track – side track to Goat Hill look out – Twin Peaks Track – Huia Ridge Track – Karamatura Forks – Fletcher Track – side off track to The Drum – back to Fletcher Track – side off track to look […]

Kuataika track and stream off track in Waitakere Ranges

Trails: Anawhata Rd car park – Kuataika track – off track – Kuataika Stream – (planned to Wainamu Junction but failed) – Kuataika track back to car park. Note: Experienced tramper with good navigation skill only. Car Park: Yes. Anawhata Rd car park. It’s about 42 km and 75 minutes drive from Auckland city […]

Project K Camp to The Drum to Fletcher Track to Donald McLean to Manukau Bar View Walk loop at Little Huia

Trails: Little Huia car park – Project K Camp – Off the beaten track – Big Rock (The Drum ?) – Fletcher Track – Donald McLean Track – Mt Donald McLean Lookout – Donald McLean road – Whatipu road – Manukau Bar View Walk – Manukau Bar View Lookout – off track to coast […]

Whatitiri Track to Lake Wainamu Track to Houghton Track to Smyth Ridge Track to Upper Kauri Track loop in Waitakere Ranges

Trails: Falls Road car park – Whatitiri Track – Long Road Track – Off the beaten track (The Best Kept Secret Track) – Lake Wainamu Track – Houghton Track – Smyth Ridge Track – Smyth Corner – Upper Kauri Track – car park. Caution: Experienced tramper with very good navigation skill only! Car Park: […]

Arataki Visitor Centre to Taumatarea Point loop in Waitakere Ranges

Trails: Waitakere Ranges Regional Park Arataki Visitor Centre car park – Beveridge Track – Mackies Rest – Exhibition Drive – Pipeline Road – Huia Road – Off Track to Taumatarea Point and return – Huia Road – Lower Nihotupu Dam Road – Pipeline Road – Pipeline Track – Slip Track – Arataki […]

Cascade Track to Robinson Ridge Track to R.G.B Track to Chateau Mosquito Track to Sisam Track to Upper Kauri Track loop in Waitakere Ranges 3

Trails: Falls Road car park – Upper Kauri Track – Cascade Track – Robinson Ridge Track – Fence Line Track – Ridge Road Track – R.G.B Track or RGB Track – Chateau Mosquito Track – Hettig Track – return back on Chateau Mosquito Track – Sisam Track – Smyth Ridge Track – […]

Lake Wainamu to Bethells Beach Loop in Waitakere Ranges

Trails: Lake Wainamu Bethells Road car park – Lake Wainamu Track – Houghton Track – Off Houghton Track – Unnamed roads and tracks – Bethells Beach – car park. Caution:  Experienced trampers with good navigation skill only. Some tracks and roads on map will never be found on site, and some you […]