Trail Info


Trail type: Walking
Direction: Loop

Walking Duration: 3 hrs 30 mins
Distance: 10 km

Walking Difficulty: Easy

Dog Friendly: No

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

This track is an old horse-drawn tram track. It passes unusual andesitic rock formations enroute 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.

Credit content to NZ Walking Access Commission

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