Plan your trip around Hauraki Coromandel along State Highways 25 & 2. Please note some local roads and DOC sites are closed. Find out more

Parakiwai Valley (Wharekirauponga)

This walk follows the old lower tramway track through a 20m tunnel and offers a number of old gold mining relics and a stunning waterfall at the end.


There are a number of smaller walks which branch off the main walking track. It is recommended that you stay on the main track. Time: 3 1/2 hours return Tip: Sections of this walk are not well marked, after approx 30 minutes, two orange triangles indicate the track bearing to the left. Directions: From Whangamata township drive south on SH25 for 6km. Turn right off the highway onto Parakiwai Quarry Road. The track starts at the far end of the car park, which is at the road end a further 2.5km

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