Swanson Pipeline Track

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Tramping track

From the end of Tram Valley Road, Swanson Pipeline Track follows a driveway, through a low tunnel (caution required) then follows the pipeline along a bulldozed road. The track takes you over undulating terrain (very steep in places) to Christian Road near the Waitakere Filter Station.

Swanson Pipeline Track details

Regional park: Click here for information about 'Cascade Kauri' (including gate opening hours)
Distance: 2.0 km
Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Wheelchair access: No
Pram access: No

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.


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