View from the Kauri Block Track

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Introduction

The Kauri Block walk on the Coromandel Peninsula follows a ridge through regenerating bush and native plantings. Be sure to walk up the side track which leads you to a pa and offers spectacular views.

Track overview

1.6 km

Walking and tramping

1 hr 30 min return Easy: Walking track

Dog access

Dogs on a leash only
  • 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 hygiene station when you enter and leave.
    • Always stay on the track.

    How you can help save kauri

About this track

Description

The track forks 10–15 minutes in. A brief walk up the right hand fork takes you to the highest point, an old pa site which offers spectacular 360° views of the Coromandel Ranges, Islands and township. Back on the main track follow the ridge through regenerating bush and native plantings to where it emerges at Harbour View Rd.

Getting there

Access is from the top of Harbour View Road or down a right of way beside 356 Wharf Road in Coromandel town.

Contacts

Hauraki Office
Phone:   +64 7 867 9180
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   thames@doc.govt.nz
Address:   3/366 Ngati Maru Highway (SH25)
Thames 3500
Postal Address:   PO Box 343
Thames 3540
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