Walk around Tomahawk Lagoon

Image: Laura Honey | DOC


Climb or moutain bike to Soldiers' Monument above Tomahawk Lagoon and take in commanding coastal views.

Track overview

6.5 km loop

Walking and tramping

2 hr Advanced: Tramping track

Mountain biking

Easy: Grade 2

Dog access

No dogs

About this track


The track is signposted at the picnic area at the top of Tomahawk Lagoon. The track climbs to Soldiers’ Monument, commemorating 49 soldiers from the Peninsulawho were killed in WW1.

You will climb through bush and native bush.

After taking in the commanding coastal views descend to Highcliff Rd, turn right and right again on to Centre Rd and return to the start.

For a longer walk, continue past Centre Rd and turn right onto Karetai Rd. 

Getting there

41 Peg Track provides a link between Ocean Grove and Highcliff Road. Access to the track in Ocean Grove is off Oregon Street.

Know before you go

Watch and listen for cars and mountain bikers.

This is a shared-use track. Follow the mountain bikers code: respect others, respect the rules, respect the track.


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