Cossey - Massey Loop walk

Important notice

Caution: Cossey track is open for walking but stll reqires additonal work.  After heavy rain there is a possibility of further slips.

Track Partially Closed Walking track Track partially closed until further notice

Cosseys Gorge Track may have slips after heavy rain, if sign posted as closed, there is a detour down the Road which allows you to complete the loop.

Other tracks

Walking track

This loop track is best if you go via Massey track up past t Kauri Grove and turn left to Cosseys dam, heading down either the Cosseys Gorge Track, which is re-opened, however after heavy ran there could be possible slips. You would still be able to complete the loop taking the road for just over a couple of kilometres and you will see a small track to your left which takes you down steps to the stream crossing back to the Hunua Falls car park.  Take care crossing the stream - if too high continue following the road all the way back to the Hunua Falls car park.


Cossey - Massey Loop walk details

Regional park: Click here for information about 'Hunua Falls' (including gate opening hours)
Distance: 8.3 km
Time: 3 hours 0 minutes
Wheelchair access: No
Pram access: No

What to expect

Walking tracks should be suitable for people with reasonable fitness levels.

Walking tracks will:
  • Have easy to moderate grades with mostly compacted and drained surfaces.
  • Be well sign-posted with directional signs at track entrances and junctions and have safety signs where required.
Walking tracks may:
  • Have steps on excessively steep areas.
  • Have timber boardwalks and bridges over permanent wet areas and waterways.
  • Have seats and maintained views at areas of interest.


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.