Te Kuri Farm Walkway

5.6km and reaching 290m high. Walk through farmlands to get a panoramic view of Tairāwhiti. Visit the DOC website below for more information.

Bernie Vette Lookout

Amongst the Whataupoko Reserve Trails is the Bernie Vette trail which looks out over Tairāwhiti. An intermediate walking track shared with mountain biking.

Cooks Cove Walkway

5.8km walking track through open paddocks and light bush until you reach the ‘hole in the wall’ and ocean. The track is closed during lambing season so make sure you check the DOC website below for more information.

Gray’s Bush

Have the option of two different walking tracks through native bush. Check out the DOC website below for more information.

Gray’s Hill Lookout

Short walk up an open paddock and hills, reach the deck that overlooks Tairāwhiti. Perfect spot for a picnic!

Mt. Hikurangi

A challenging 7 hour one-way track on the sacred mount of Ngāti Porou. Mt. Hikurangi is the highest non-volcanic mountain in North Island. Must contact Te Runanganui o Ngāti Porou before you start. Visit the DOC website below for more information.

Mural Trail

Pick up a map from iSite and tour around Tairāwhiti finding all of the murals on show.

Okitu Scenic Reserve

An easy track through native bush and creeks. Visit the DOC website below for more information.

Otoko Walkway

5km one-way track that goes through light bush, springs, old railway tracks, farm tracks, and a waterfall. Visit the DOC website below for more information.

Riverbank & Town Beach Walkway

Start at Taruheru River or Midway Beach and follow the path all the way to the beach (2.5km) or make it as long or short as you want. A flat and easy walk.

Titirangi Maunga

Multiple walking tracks and various pieces of exercise equipment are scattered throughout the maunga.

Turanga Gardens

Unique botanical area situated on top of Hospital Hill. Start at the bottom of Hospital Hill and walk up to the gardens and then down to Valley Road.

Young Nicks Head

A 5.6km walk up Young Nicks Head, fringed with native trees to reach panoramic views of Muriwai and Tairāwhiti. The track is closed during lambing season. You may need to ask for permission as the track crosses through private land.