North Head, Hokianga Harbour

Hokianga Harbour - Kai Iwi Lakes
Hokianga Harbour - Kai Iwi Lakes
Track 3 – 5 days. Medium. One way.
An unmarked beach route between the Kai Iwi Lakes near Dargaville and South Head at Hokianga Harbour.
Arai te Uru Heritage Walk
Arai te Uru Heritage Walk
Track Easy. Return via same track.
Easy trails exploring the South Head of Hokianga Harbour. Striking views of the sand-covered North Head.

Track grades

Unusually smooth, well-marked track, easy gradients. Up to about 4 hours per day.
Typical lowland track. Generally easy walking and well marked. Ascents of up to 1000m. Some easy river crossings, unmarked travel along rivers.
Typical tops track. Experienced trampers only. Rough, muddy and poorly marked or unmarked. Ascents of up to 2000m. River crossings, open tops, passes. Up to about 8 hours per day.
Navigation and snow skills (use of ice axe and crampons) required. Glaciers, exposure to falls.
Rough or non-existent tracks. Following ridges, bush spurs, and rivers. Steep ascents, arduous travel, hazardous conditions, snow and navigation skills essential.