Zion Hill Track to Tunnel Point beach loop 5

Trails: Karekare Main Carpark – Pohutukawa Glade Walk – on beach – Tunnel Point and campsite – on dunes follow the bright red “Hillary Trail” signs – Pararaha Valley Track – Buck Taylor Track – Zion Hill track – Pohutukawa Glade Walk – to Cave Rock Track return back to Pohutukawa Glade Walk – carpark.

Car Park: Karekare Main car park. Set “2 Karekare Rd, Karekare” in your GPS. It’s bout 1 hour drive from Auckland city center.
Public Toilet: Yes
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. Most often the tracks are detailed by photos with description. For more details about Karekare, you may go to www.arc.govt.nz to find out.

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Total distance: 9.86 km
Max elevation: 252 m
Min elevation: 3 m
Total climbing: 531 m
Total descent: -544 m
Average speed: 3.77 km/h
Total time: 03:32:28

Difficulty Rating: 1.76 – E
The “Total Time” is my time in August which includes morning tea time and lunch time. That day was fine and the track was good. If you slow down to average 3.0 km/h plus 60 min stop then the total time will be around 4:15 hrs.

Photos on the map. Click opened photo to close.

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Zion Hill Track to Zion Ridge Track

Zion Hill Track to Zion Ridge Track

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5 thoughts on “Zion Hill Track to Tunnel Point beach loop

  • Dhananjay

    Hi, I stumbled upon this page when searching for Zion Hill Track online. Great blog!! I could not understand the difficulty level you have mentioned. Could you elaborate please? Thanks

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