Trail Info


Trail type: Walking
Direction: Loop

Walking Duration: 3 hrs 30 mins
Distance: 10 km
Loop

Walking Difficulty: Easy

Dog Friendly: No

Highlights:
The Wharekirauponga Track in Parakawai Valley and the Royal Standard Goldmine area follows along an old horse-drawn tram track.

Things to know:
No Dogs allowed.

Location:
The track starts at the end of Parakawai Quarry Road, 2 km south of the Wentworth Valley near Whangamata.
-37.2670, 175.8340 - view map

This track is an old horse-drawn tram track. It passes unusual andesitic rock formations en route to the old camp and battery site for the Royal Standard Goldmine.

Beyond the battery site and tunnel are the Wharekirauponga Falls.

Getting there

The track starts at the end of Parakawai Quarry Road, 2 km south of the Wentworth Valley near Whangamata.

Source: Department of Conservation

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Location

The track starts at the end of Parakawai Quarry Road, 2 km south of the Wentworth Valley near Whangamata., -37.2670, 175.8340