Issued 28th Jan 2023 and as at 7th Feb 2023 - The Coromandel has experienced a severe weather event, with a state of emergency declared on 3 Feb 2023. As a result, SH25a and the Tapu Coroglen roads have been closed. Some local DOC campsites are also closed. Please take care in and around the region and keep up to date through the following agencies. Driving times and routes can be found here.
This is another historic walk that takes you past mining remnants. Time: 2.5 hours return. Tip: Walkers will need to be prepared to cross a number of shallow fords and creeks. In some cases swing bridges are an alternative to getting wet feet and add a great dimension to the journey.