Six Foot Track

Image: Tasha Oxford | Creative Commons

Introduction

This is a walk to Framptons Hut and on to the Waima Main Range Track.

Track overview

3.7 km

Walking and tramping

1 hr 30 min one way Intermediate: Great Walk/Easier tramping track

Dog access

Dogs with a DOC permit for recreational hunting or management purposes only

About this track

Description

This wide, well graded track with a gentle incline leads into the Waima Ranges. It's the easiest access to Framptons Hut.

The track follows a tributary of the Whirinaki River through regenerating native vegetation. Mountain streams and small waterfalls cascade down from the ridges above into the valley below. There are some great views north across the Hokianga district. 

The track connects with the Waima Main Range Track and the Hauturu Highpoint Track.

Getting there

From Opononi head east on SH12 for 4 km then turn onto Mountain Road. Continue for a further 5 km to the end of Mountain Road.

Contacts

Te Tai Kauri / Kauri Coast Office
Phone:   +64 9 439 3450
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   dargaville@doc.govt.nz
Address:   150 Colville Road
Dargaville
Postal Address:   150 Colville Road
RD7
Dargaville 0377
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