Track, hut, and campsite closures on Great Barrier Island
Alert updated 6 August 2014:
The severe weather in June closed many DOC tracks, some campsites and the Kaiaraara Hut on Great Barrier Island. These are being assessed and updates will be made as they come in.
There are still many great visitor experiences open in the south of the island. Most Auckland Council parks and tracks are open.
DOC facilities that are open:
Discover the tracks and walks of the Auckland region including Okura Bush Walkway and Goldie Bush Walkway in the Central and South Auckland area. View the Auckland day walks brochure (PDF, 1,550K).
Central & South Auckland walks include the Mataitai Forest walks, Vining Walkway, Te Henga Walkway and more.
The Hauraki Gulf islands feature a number of walks and tramps for people of all ages and fitness levels.
Explore the North Auckland area by taking a walk on the Moirs Hill Walkway, Dome Valley Tracks or hiking to the summit of Mount Auckland (Atuanui).
There are no public tracks and walks on the Kermadec Islands, which can only be visited with a landing permit from DOC.
An A-Z listing of all Auckland tracks and walks.
Learn about Northland's tracks and walks including Cape Brett Track in the Bay of Islands and the Waipu Caves Walk in the Whangarei area.
Find out about Cathedral Cove Walk, Coromandel Walkway, Kauaeranga Kauri Trail and other tracks and walks in the Coromandel region.
Find out about tracks and walks in the Waikato region, including Pureora walking tracks, Pirongia walking tracks and the Waireinga/Bridal Veil Falls walk.
There are extensive walking and mountain biking opportunities on conservation land throughout New Zealand.
DOC maps: Discover the outdoors - DOC's key places, campsites, tracks and huts, and visitor centres on a map
Check, Clean, Dry between waterways and stop the spread of didymo.
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Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:1. Plan your trip2. Tell someone3. Be aware of the weather4. Know your limits5. Take sufficient supplies
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