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

Your safety is your responsibility

Take the right gear to keep yourself safe on your tramp

Tell someone your plans using the Outdoors Intentions form including when to raise the alarm if you haven't returned.

Follow the Land Safety Code.

Stop kauri dieback and protect kauri

Kauri dieback spreads through soil.

  • Scrub all soil off shoes and gear.
  • Use cleaning stations.
  • 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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