Kauaeranga Kauri Trail
Image: Dave Fisher | DOC


This popular walk leads to Pinnacles Hut, and on to the summit of the Pinnacles with spectacular views of the Coromandel Peninsula. It can be completed as a day or overnight walk.


  • Follow an historic packhorse route used by kauri bushmen in 1920s.
  • Marvel at spectacular views of the Coromandel Peninsula from the Pinnacles lookout (759 m).
  • Choose from different options to suit the time you have available.
Topographic map warning

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

Walking and tramping

1 - 2 days Intermediate: Great Walk/Easier tramping track

Dog access

No dogs


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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