Te Whara Track
Image: Fraser Clements | ©

Introduction

Follow in the footsteps of Northland's Māori ancestors. This challenging track climbs through coastal forest before revealing a spectacular 360-degree panorama. It's one of our best day hikes.

Highlights

  • Some of the best coastal forest in the North Island.
  • Magnificent coastal panorama views.
  • Ruins of a WWII radar station.

 


 

  • Fitness required: Moderate to high
  • Gradient: Steep and undulating

7.5 km one way

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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