Introduction

The Kauri Block walk on the Coromandel Peninsula follows a ridge through regenerating bush and native plantings. Be sure to walk up the side track which leads you to a pa and offers spectacular views.

Track overview

1.6 km one way

Walking and tramping

45 min Easy: Walking track

Dog access

No dogs

  • Kauri dieback

    Help stop kauri dieback

    Kauri dieback disease is killing our native kauri. It spreads by soil movement, but you can help prevent it.

    • Stay away from kauri tree roots.
    • Clean your gear before and after visiting kauri forest.

About this track

Description

The track forks 10–15 minutes in. A brief walk up the right hand fork takes you to the highest point, an old pa site which offers spectacular 360° views of the Coromandel Ranges, Islands and township. Back on the main track follow the ridge through regenerating bush and native plantings to where it emerges at Harbour View Rd.

Getting there

A right of way next to No. 356 Wharf Rd, at Kauri Block, leads you to the beginning of this track.

Contacts

Kauaeranga Visitor Centre
Phone:      +64 7 867 9080
Address:   Kauaeranga Valley Road
Thames 3577
Email:   kauaerangavc@doc.govt.nz
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Hauraki Office
Phone:      +64 7 867 9180
Email:   thames@doc.govt.nz
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