Hillary Trail

Huia loop walk - Waitakere Ranges
Track 0 – 1 day. Easy/medium. Loop track.
Ok this is another goodie, 3-4 hours walk in young kauri forest with a view of the Manukau Harbour mouth and a great waterfall on the way - take your togs! A good introduction to tramping for your ...
Buck Taylor Track - Pararaha Stream Circuit
Buck Taylor Track - Pararaha Stream Circuit
Track Medium. Loop track.
A short loop in the coastal Waitakere Ranges, visiting the lagoons of Pararaha Bay, and climbing the beautiful Pararaha Valley.
Te Henga Walkway - from Bethells Beach, Waitakere
Te Henga Walkway - from Bethells Beach, Waitakere
Track Easy. Return via same track.
Ok. Are you ready to be blown away? Maybe literally - choose your day! Take this one as seriously as you like (run or tramp), with generous portions of ocean and beach. A great one for trampy n...
Comans Track
Track Easy/medium. One way.
Coastal climb above Karekare.

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.