Whakatiwai Ridge-Track

Track Partially Closed Tramping track Track partially closed until 13 Apr 2017

Closed due to Goat Control operations, Monday to Fridays only until 13 April 2017

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Tramping track

Passing through indigenous forest, follow along a former logging road. This track extends along the ridge above Whakatiwai.

Whakatiwai Ridge-Track details

Regional park: Click here for information about 'Waharau' (including gate opening hours)
Distance: 2.3 km
Time: 27 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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