The Whakaipo Bay side of the W2K track



Walk or ride over the headland between Whakaipo and Whangamata bays and enjoy the lake views and native bush.

This track is part of the Great Lake Trail (Ngā Haerenga New Zealand Cycle Trails).

14 km | 23.5 km

Walking and tramping

4 hr 30 min | 7 hr 30 mi hr Easy: Walking track

Mountain biking

2 hr | 3 hr 30 min Intermediate: Grade 3

Dog access

Dogs allowed. Keep dog under control at all times. Other pets on conservation land rules.


Stay safe in the outdoors

  1. Choose the right trip for you. Learn about the route and make sure you have the skills for it.
  2. Understand the weather. Check weather forecasts
  3. Pack warm clothes and extra food. Check gear lists
  4. Share your plans and take ways to get help. Share directly or use the Outdoor Intentions form or Plan My Walk. Take a distress beacon. 
  5. Take care of yourself and each other.


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