Mt Taranaki from Maketawa Hut Circuit
Image: Bev Bacon | DOC



This circuit offers fantastic views of Mt Taranaki from the Maketawa Hut - it can be enjoyed as a half day tramp but is also a good overnight tramp for families with children and new trampers.

6.5 km loop

Walking and tramping

3 hr return Advanced: Tramping track

Stay safe in the outdoors

  1. Choose the right trip for you. Learn about the route and make sure you have the skills for it.
  2. Understand the weather. Check weather forecasts
  3. Pack warm clothes and extra food. Check gear lists
  4. Share your plans and take ways to get help. Share directly or use the Outdoor Intentions form or Plan My Walk. Take a distress beacon. 
  5. Take care of yourself and each other.


Taranaki/Egmont National Park Visitor Centre
Phone +64 6 756 0990
Address 2879 Egmont Road
Egmont National Park 4386
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