Whangarei Heads

Te Whara to Ocean Beach via Peach Cove
Te Whara to Ocean Beach via Peach Cove
Track 1 – 2 days. Easy/medium.
This track starts from Urquarts bay on Whangarei Heads with initially easy travel across farmland before climbing steeply to around 400m and then follows the ridge with some more short steep sectio...

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.