Wharekirauponga Track

Walking Trail
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Whangamata

Walking:
3 hrs 30 mins, easy difficulty

About the trail
10 km loop, loop.
The Wharekirauponga Track in Parakawai Valley and the Royal Standard Goldmine area follows along an old horse-drawn tram track.


Dog friendly: No

Things to know

No Dogs allowed.

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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