Mangawhai Cliffs Walkway
Image: Fraser Clements | ©

Introduction

This walk goes from the shoreline to the clifftops. You'll get to see remarkable views up and down the coast and to off-shore islands. It also gives you an opportunity to see passing whales and schools of shark.

Highlights

  • Fitness required: Moderate
  • Gradient: Moderately steep with many steps
  • This track is suitable for children and is one of our best short walks.

9 km return via same track

Walking and tramping

2-3 hr Easy: Walking track

Seasonal restrictions

1 September to end of October: Link track between Mangawhai Cliffs Walkway and Cove Road is closed for lambing and calving.

The rest of the Walkway remains open during this period and is accessible from the carpark near the Mangawhai Surf Life Saving Club.

Dog access

No dogs

Video

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 cleaning station when you enter and leave.
  • Always stay on the track.

How you can help save kauri

Contacts

Whangarei Office
Phone:   +64 9 470 3300
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   whangarei@doc.govt.nz
Address:   2 South End Ave
Raumanga
Whangarei 0110
Postal Address:   PO Box 842
Whangarei 0140
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