Whangarei Heads Walks & Tracks - High Fitness

Te Araroa national walkway

4Te Araroa National Walkway

Length 30 km for the Whangarei Heads Section of the walk
Difficulty High Fitness
Features Spectacular variety of walking and scenery

The Te Ara Roa National walkway stretches the whole length of New Zealand and passes through Whangarei Heads from Pataua South, over Kauri Mountain and along Kauri Mt Beach before leading through the Bream Head Scenic reserve, around the Reotahi coastal walkway, and finishing at the jetty at the southern

Peach cove walk

9Peach Cove Track

Length 2 hours one way
Difficulty Lots of steps - High fitness
Features Panoramic view and beautiful secluded cove

Start from the sign posted car park located 1 km before Ocean Beach. Please park just inside the entrance as this carpark is a private driveway. Follow the track to the ridge and head right. The track becomes a formed gravel path broken up by sets of wooden steps descending

Bream Head Te Whara Walk

10Bream Head / Te Whara Track

Length From 5 to 7 hours one way - 7.5 km
Difficulty High fitness
Features 360 degree views and heritage coastal forest

This track follows an ancient Maori trail. From Urquhart Bay carpark head left and follow the track as it climbs steeply up Mt Lion. Walking through the reserve you will experience some of the best coastal forest in the North Island. The undulating ridge track eventually intercepts the Peach Cove

11Te Whara Loop

Length 4 hours return
Difficulty Lots of steps - High fitness
Features Spectacular 360 degree panoramic views

This is a popular walk that combines parts of Walk 10 (BREAM HEAD/TE WHARA TRACK) and Walk 9 (PEACH COVE TRACK) to form a loop walk. Follow the Peach Cove track until it is intercepted by the Bream Head/Te Whara track. At this point, head left on to the Te

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