West End Track (Biking)

Important notice

This is a shared walking and mountain biking track. Please keep to the left and be mindful of other users.

Other tracks

Mountain bike track

This multi-use walking and mountain biking track starts at Anchor Bay and heads for the western end of the park. The track passes through the pest proof fence for unique views of the coastline, nearby islands and the park itself. Walkers return via the golden sand beach for which Tawharanui is famous. Mountain bikers return via the park vehicle track. Follow the blue marker post.

West End Track (Biking) details

Regional park: Click here for information about 'Tawharanui' (including gate opening hours)
Distance: 5.0 km
Time: 45 minutes
Wheelchair access: No
Pram access: No

What to expect

Mountain bike tracks are graded using the New Zealand Mountain Bike Association grading system. Please refer to the individual track description for more detail.


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.


All Tawharanui tracks