Wairoa Loop Track

Important notice

Caution: The track is open but still requires additional work. There is a stream crossing and bank to scramble up, after heavy rain there is a possibility of further slips. 

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Tramping track

The Wairoa Loop Track climbs steeply from the south side of the Wairoa picnic site (off Moumoukai Road) to a lookout platform 1.5km from the entrance. The lookout is a short distance from the main track and provides magnificent views of the Wairoa Reservoir.

Wairoa Loop Track details

Regional park: Click here for information about 'Hunua Ranges' (including gate opening hours)
Distance: 6.5 km
Time: 3 hours 0 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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