The Aotea Track boardwalk
Image: Andris Apse | ©

Introduction

The Aotea Track offers a range of spectacular landscapes, superb views and rich history.

Highlights

Travel over streams that show off a constant spectacle of beautiful native bush; tranquil wetlands; and the surviving forests of kauri, rimu and kahikatea with their special plants and wildlife.

The track is a combination of easy walking tracks, boardwalks, steep climbs, stairways and bridges. It's suitable for reasonably fit beginners or experienced trampers.

Walking and tramping

2-3 days Advanced: Tramping track

Dog access

Dogs with a DOC permit for recreational hunting or management purposes only

Video

Your safety is your responsibility

Take the right gear to keep yourself safe on your tramp

Tell someone your plans using the Outdoors Intentions form including when to raise the alarm if you haven't returned.

Follow the Land Safety Code.

Stop kauri dieback and protect kauri

Kauri dieback spreads through soil.

  • Scrub all soil off shoes and gear.
  • Use cleaning stations.
  • Always stay on the track.

How you can help save kauri

Contacts

Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 9 379 6476
Email:   aucklandvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   No physical address
Contact via email or phone
Postal Address:   PO Box 32268
Devonport
Auckland 0743
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