Katikati Walking & Hiking Guide
Here’s our pick of the best walks & hiking tracks in Katikati
Below are our favourite walks & hiking tracks in Katikati for your enjoyment. Walks are listed randomly and include full details along with stunning photos taken by us. You’ll find points of interest, track highlights, history, track quality, elevation and a personal run down on what we think about the walk. Katikati is an inspiring place to explore with plenty of great walking trails.
List of all walks in Katikati
Motutapere Hut Walk
11 kms • 6 Hours • Medium, then hard walk • The Motutapere Hut is a 640m walk along the top of the Kaimai Ranges going south on the North-South Track after leaving the Tuahu Track. 8 km from Katikati.
Sentinel Rock Lookout Track
6 kms • 4 Hours • Medium • The start of the walk is on the Tuahu Track then onto the Kauri Loop Track (optional) before turning off to Sentinel Rock Lookout Track. You shouldn’t attempt to climb to the summit as it’s very steep and dangerous.
Te Rereatukaiha Hut Loop Walk
13 km • 5 Hours at a good pace, no stops • Medium
Tuahu Track Walk to the Summit
5 kms • 1 hour 40 minutes one way • Easy • The Tuahu Track starts at the end of Hot Springs Rd. It’s an excellent walk with Rimu & giant Kauri trees, freshwater streams, great views and bird life.
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