Whangarei Harbour (400km) – Devonport/Auckland (600km)

Marsden Point (km400) – Waipu Cove (km425) : 25km, 6h

Best at lo tide. Hazard Zones:

  • Ruakaka River crossing only at low tide
  • Take Tip Road to avoid Waipu River crossing: waist deep !

Resupply and camp-site at Waipu and other possible camp-site km414, no caming on private land

A parcourir à marée basse le long de la côte. Attention à la traversée de Ruakaka, exclusivement à marée basse, éviter Waipu river en faisant le détour. Commerces et Camping possible à Waipu

Waipu Cove – Mangawhai Center (km446): 21km, 8h


Cliff track – Possible camp-site and resupply at Mangawhai, no camping on private land

Mangawhai – Pakiri River(km468) : 29km, 8h

12km on road side, then coastline best at low tide.  Few water resources. River crossing. basic camp-site km456
Camp-site and Store at Pakiri

Pakiri River Road – Govan wilson Rd (km482): 17jkm, 6h

no bivouac sites? neither camp-site no on private land? Matakan Raod residents expressed an interest in providing accomodation ?

Govan Wilson Rd – Dome Track: 13km, 7h (?)

Omaha and Dome Forest. GPS and maps requiered

Resupply and Backpacker at Warkwoth
no bivouac sites? neither camp-site no on private land?

Dome Tearooms/SH1 (km505) – Puhoi (km530): 27km, 8h

DoC camp-site Reniger Rd? no camping on private land

Puhoi – Wangaparoa (km560): 30km, 9h

Puhoi – Wenderhom regional parc:  8km

Under negotiation for a track down the river. Kayak can be hired, only at outgoing tide. few water resources

Orewa coastline only at low tide. Resupply and camp-site at Orewa
Weiti river crossing

Wangaparoa Weiti River – Devonport/Auckland: 31km, 10h

Okura river crossing the urban areas coastline


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