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 out – back to Fletcher Track – Karamatura Loop Track – car park.
Car Park: Yes, beside Huia Settlers Museum. It’s about 36km 40 minutes drive from Auckland city center.
Public Toilet: Yes (Campsite)
Weather: Check Weather before you go!
For better map display, click the buttons (Full Screen, Hide/Show Photos and Back to Center) in the top right corner of the map to study the tracks we took or any other tracks. For more information about Waitakere Ranges please go to Waitakere Ranges
Sorry, detailed active map is not functional for public, member only!
Total distance: 15.72 km
Total climbing: 1176 m
Average speed: 4.01 km/h
Total Time: 05:29:00
Total flat distance: 15.4 km, Climbing distance: 7 km, Descent distance: 6.7 km, Flat distance: 2.1 km, Maximum difference: 462 m, Final balance: 0 m
Difficulty Rating: 3.21 M+ or 3.53 M+ in wet weather
The “Total Time” is my time in November which includes morning tea time and lunch time. That day was fine and the tracks were dry and good. If you slow down to average 2.8 km/h plus 90 min stop then the total time will be around 7 hrs.