Te Aroha Mountain Track
Starting near the Mokena Geyser, this walk meanders through stunning native bush settings to the Whakapipi Lookout that offers spectacular views of Te Aroha, the Waihou River and the surrounding district. The energetic can continue another 200m to the top of the 'Bald Spur' and enjoy a rest at the seats there.
The adventurous can continue along the steep Department of Conservation track to the top of Mount Te Aroha (approx 2 hours from Bald Spur). Various tramping tracks in the Kaimai-Mamuku Forest Park (maintained by the Department of Conservation) are accessible from the summit. Further information on these tramping tracks can be obtained from the Te Aroha i-Site or the Department of Conservation.
Easy Tramping Track
|Time||Approx 45 minutes to lookout, or 2 hours 45 minutes to top|
|Track Rating||Moderate fitness levels and abilities. Sections may be steep, rough, rocky, wet or muddy.|
|Conveniences||Parking, picnicking, playground and toilets available at the Te Aroha Domain|
|Special Attractions||Spectacular views of Te Aroha and surrounding countryside. The Te Aroha Leisure Pools and Te Aroha Mineral Spas are located at the end of the walk in the Te Aroha Domain.|