Track Details

  • From Kaipara Hills Rd (return): 3hrs, 7km
  • From Kaipara Hills Rd via summit to State Highway 16 (one way): 3hrs, 6km
Walk to the summit of Mount Auckland (Atuanui) through regenerating native forest, with spectacular views over the nearby Kaipara Harbour and Hoteo River estuary. A lookout at the summit (305 metres) provides panoramic views. The Kaipara Coast Highway (SH 16) access to the forest edge is closed 1 August to 30 September for lambing.
Doc Track Info: http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/tracks-and-walks/auckland/north-auckland/mount-auckland-atuanui-walkway/
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Wilderness Mag: http://www.wildernessmag.co.nz/trips/trip/mt-auckland-walkway/
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