From the Waitakere Filter Station at the end of Christian Road, the East Tunnel Mouth Track follows a gravel road to the eastern end of the Waitakere pipeline tunnel. The track then continues as a track on a steep ascent to the saddle on Scenic Drive.
East Tunnel Mouth Track details
What to expect
Suitable for people of reasonable fitness and experience.
Tramping tracks will:
Consist of formed and drained surfaces.
Be signposted at track entrances and key junctions.
Tramping tracks may:
Have structures in permanent wet areas but waterways will not generally be bridged.
Tramping tracks may also have limited track information, and steep grades.
Theft from vehicles is not common but unfortunately can happen.
You should take the same reasonable precautions you take when parking at other locations and remember to lock your vehicle and take your valuables with you.