Moirs Hill Walkway
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Treat yourself to an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and step into this native slide of paradise. A perfect stop off to stretch the legs and get some fresh air if your heading away with the family.


  • Explore this beautiful piece of nature with an short and easy walk along the Pohuehue stream up to the waterfall. 
  • Heading away for a holiday or adventure? This is the perfect place to stop and take a break on State Highway 1.  
  • Discover all sorts of wonderful native birds, trees and plants here.

Kiwi Guardians adventure map for Pohuehue Falls.
Kiwi Guardians adventure map for Pohuehue Falls

Get ready

Download the adventure map (PDF, 3,790K) and check out what you can do.

Know before you go

  • 1 km return walk, approximately 40 minutes.
  • Easy and mostly flat gravel track.
  • No dogs allowed. 

What to bring

DOC short walk gear list.

Go and explore

Look out for the Guardian Post when you get there. On it you’ll find a special code word – write it down, but don’t share it (we don’t want to spoil everyone else’s adventure).

Getting there:

Pohuehue Scenic Reserve carpark is located on SH1, 7 km south of Warkworth and 51 km north of central Auckland. 

Claim your reward

Tell us the Pohuehue Scenic Reserve code word to receive a Kiwi Guardians certificate and medal for this adventure.

Put the medal on your back pack or pencil case to show everyone the adventure you've had.

Each Kiwi Guardians place has a different medal - see how many you can collect.

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