Remains of a kauri dam
Image: Chelsea Dillon | Creative Commons

Introduction

Walk to the remains of the old kauri dam, and up to the summit of Mt Hobson (Hirakimata) for a 360-degree panorama.

5.6 km

Walking and tramping

3 - 3 hr 30 min one way Easy: Walking track

Dog access

No dogs
Stop kauri dieback and protect kauri
  • Kauri dieback disease is spread through soil.
  • Scrub soil off shoes and gear and check it's all removed before you go.
  • Use a cleaning station when you enter and leave.
  • Always stay on the track.

How you can help save kauri

Check you are pest-free

Check, clean, and seal your gear to ensure you don't bring pests, soil, and seeds.

See island biosecurity requirements.

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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