Suspension Bridge Track to Wairoa Loop Track

Trails: Wairoa car park – Wairoa Loop Track – Suspension Bridge Track – Wairoa Cossey Track – return back to Suspension Bridge Track – Wairoa Dam and Dam Lookout – Wairoa Loop Track (pass by the Repeater Camp site) – Wairoa car park.

Car Park: Yes. Set “99 Moumoukai Rd, Hunua” on you GPS. When you there, go ahead further about 200m until you see a road on left that is Otau Road, get on Otau Road, the Wairoa car park is just about 100m on left. Drive here from Auckland city takes about 45 minutes.
Public Toilet: Yes
Weather: Check Weather before you go!

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Total distance: 12.96 km
Max elevation: 362 m
Min elevation: 141 m
Total climbing: 859 m
Total descent: -854 m
Average speed: 4.04 km/h
Total time: 04:21:34

Difficulty Rating: 2.38 – E+
The “Total Time” is my time in August which includes morning tea time and lunch time. That day was cloudy 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 5:30 hrs.

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