Waharau Ridge Track

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Tramping track

Follow the red waymarkers along Waharau Ridge Track as its loops through both regenerating and mature forest. Stop for a picnic on the main ridge and take in the panoramic views over the Firth of Thames / Tika Moana with the Coromandel Peninsula beyond.

Waharau Ridge Track details

Regional park: Click here for information about 'Waharau' (including gate opening hours)
Distance: 14.0 km
Time: 3 hours 30 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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