Walkers in Kauaeranga Valley

Introduction

There are many campsites beside the Kauaeranga River.

Highlights

At 759 m high, the Pinnacles have panoramic views of the bush, mountains and coastline of the southern Coromandel.

A replica model dam (built to scale) like those used in the days of kauri logging is just a short walk from the Kauaeranga Visitor Centre.

Topographic map warning

Topo50 maps show tracks that have been permanently closed to prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease.

Find things to do and places to stay Kauaeranga Valley

The rock outcrop at Edwards Lookout is a favourite spot for abseiling.

The Hotoritori area in the Kauaeranga Valley is available for horse riding although tracks can become overgrown when not in regular use. Riders can use the forest access roads or follow a track along the ridge to Mangarehu.

Contacts

Kauaeranga Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 7 867 9080
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   kauaerangavc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   995C Kauaeranga Valley Road
Thames 3577
Postal Address:   PO Box 343
Thames 3540
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