Lookout from a cliff-sided ridge, near the summit of Mt Karioi


Karioi is an ancient volcano and the views from the summit are spectacular.

On a fine day you can see as far south as Mt Taranaki, the Herangi Range and Pureora. There is also a good view of all the local harbours as well as Pirongia, Maungatautari and Te Aroha mountains.

Walking and tramping

2 - 3 hr 30 min one way Advanced: Tramping track

Dog access

No dogs

Stay safe in the outdoors


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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