The 32 hectare Te Puna Quarry started in 1911. 575,000 tons of rhyolite rock to be used for roads, breakwaters and reclamation. Now you can enjoy a short 30 minutes to one hour walk around stunning garden’s
In the map above, if you zoom in on the walk, you’ll see all the following track points and their location. Each point has photos along with a description about each one.
The car park is massive, at the bottom of the car park you will find the toilets in the back of the new building.
walk up to were the old digger is parked and you will see a map of the Te Puna Quarry Park.
Make your way to the Amphitheater and them walk up the hill for 3 minutes, there they are on your right.
It took us 30 min to reach the top of Te Puna Quarry, but we did get a little side tracked along the way, there are so many side track to different gardens so just take your time and enjoy the walk.
At the top there is a assailing wall if you feeling adventurous, then there is the Lion steps, not many but the view is good.
Walking down hill to the car park is a good descent, plus it can be a little slippery on a wet day.
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