Karekare Falls

Waitakere Ranges Regional Park

  • 10 min return by the same track
  • Easy

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Short and easy walk to a picnic area at the base of the falls.

Key information
Walking time
10 min
Type
Return by the same track
Return by the same track
Grade
Easy
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Find it
Starts
Lone Kauri Road, above Karekare car park.
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Maps
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Karekare is accessed by turning off Piha Road onto Karekare Road or Lone Kauri Road. A large car park by the beach fills up quickly at weekends (accessible toilets here). From the Karekare car park, head south along the road until it climbs for a few minutes. Watch for the "La Trobe Track" signpost at the view of Karekare Falls. 

The track leads easily down to a bridge over the extravagantly named Opal Pool Stream to a picnic area at the base of the falls. There are tables here under pohutukawa boughs.

From here, return the way you came. The Taraire Track continues on, but is a rougher grade of track. 

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Added 26 December 2015 by MatthewMatthew. 1 revision 26 December 2015 by MatthewMatthew.
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