One of Aotearoa New Zealand's best overnight walks, staying in the largest DOC hut in the country. This trail is also a great day walk, taking about 6 hours for the round trip for reasonably fit walkers. The Pinnacles summit can be reached in one day, but then you'd miss the epic sunset and sunrise which rewards an overnight stay!
The stunning Kauaeranga Valley, located upriver from Thames is one of Aotearoa New Zealand's true hidden treasures. Of the many popular historic trails in the forested foothills of the valley, the Pinnacles walk rates as one of Aotearoa New Zealand's most popular overnighters, with an 80-bed DOC hut often booked out well in advance. If you're heading to The Coromandel for a holiday make sure you add The Pinnacles to your must do list.