View from the top of the Tokatea Hill

Image: Graeme Churchard | Creative Commons


A short, steep track from the summit of Kennedy Bay Road, Coromandel Peninsula, leads to the Tokatea Lookout.

Track overview

600 m return via same track

Walking and tramping

30 min Easy: Walking track

Dog access

No dogs
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About this track


A short, steep track takes you to a lookout with views of the Coromandel landscape.

An on-site map of the area names many landmarks and offshore islands.

Getting there

At the summit of Kennedy Bay Rd.

History and culture

The site was used for marine surveillance during World War II. Site of the John H (Pop) Lucas memorial.

Know before you go

Keep to the track as there are old mine shafts in the area.


Kauaeranga Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 7 867 9080
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   995C Kauaeranga Valley Road
Thames 3577
Postal Address:   PO Box 343
Thames 3540
Hauraki Office
Phone:   +64 7 867 9180
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   3/366 Ngati Maru Highway (SH25)
Thames 3500
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