Parau Track to Farley Track to Panto Track loop

Trails: Huia Road car park Waikakere– Parau Track to Lower Huia Dam – Parau Track to Farley Track junction then back to Parau Tack (due to one section of Farley Track closed) – Kakamatua Ridge Track – Farley Track – Panto Track – Parau Tack – car park.

Tracks closed: Nihotupu Ridge Track and the section of Farley Track between Parau Track and Kakamatua Ridge Track.

Car Park: Yes. Set “601 Huia Road, Auckland” in your GPS. It’s about 26km 30 minutes drive from Auckland city center.
Public Toilet: No
Weather: Check Weather before you go!

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Total distance: 17.62 km
Max elevation: 252 m
Min elevation: 8 m
Total climbing: 1077 m
Total descent: -1080 m
Average speed: 4.03 km/h
Total time: 05:54:26

Difficulty Rating: 3.38 – M
The “Total Time” is my time in December which includes morning tea time and lunch time. That day was fine and the track was good. If you slow down to average 2.8 km/h plus 60 min stop then the total time will be around 7:20 hrs.

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Parau Tack to Farley Track to Panto Track loop

Parau Tack to Farley Track to Panto Track loop

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