Signal House Track is a branch track from Omanawanui Track following the ridge to the site of the Signalman’s House, above Paratutai Island.
Captain Wing operated the signals on Paratutai Island for ships entering the Manukau Harbour in the 1850s and 1860s.
Signal House Track details
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.