View from the lookout of Karioi

Introduction

Climb to the top of an ancient volcano for spectacular views, or stop at a roadside viewing platform above what was once the site of extensive of Māori gardens.

Highlights

The three natural coastal amphitheatres at Te Toto were once the site of extensive Maori gardens. Remnants of stone rows which would have outlined garden plots can still be seen in places, as well two small pa, storage pits and terraces.

Find things to do and places to stay Karioi area

Contacts

Te Rapa Office
Phone:   +64 7 850 8378
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   waikato@doc.govt.nz
Address:   5 Northway St
Te Rapa
Hamilton 3200
Postal Address:   PO Box 20025
Te Rapa
Hamilton 3241
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