GRADE 2/3 – Max 35 Visit one of New Zealand’s most beautiful and peaceful beaches. Discover the serenity and isolation of Tomarata. This mostly flat (except for a climb over Te Arai headland) beautiful walk takes us from the Lake View Chalets with their clear view of the sand-lakes, Slipper and Spectacle, around Lake Tomarata through pine forest, and out to the southern section of Te Arai beach with its brilliant white sands, wild waves and isolation. Look out for the sea birds and the memorial seat as we return on the loop track. “Great group, walk, pace, and guide” – last year participant. Degree of difficulty: Easy walking with […]
2019 Saturday Walks Mangawhai Walking Weekend
GRADE 2/3 – Max 35 Visit an old woolshed and maybe see a sheep shorn. Walk across the road for morning tea and spectacular views over Mangawhai estuary and the islands. Stroll across the paddocks and take in views west and north towards Kaiwaka and Baldrock. Cruise Lawrence road with its great views to St Michaels Church and on to the Hakaru R.S.A for own lunch on the lawn. Degree of difficulty: Easy walking across rolling pasture. GRADE 2/3 – Max 35 Equipment: Bring morning tea, lunch, water, and walking shoes. Bus transport: Assembly time 8.45am, 5hrs $35.
GRADE 4 – Max 24 Not really new, but back by popular demand…. Take this rare opportunity to explore the Waipu caves with a professional guide from a raft and by foot through a maze of passages from small to large. Check out the glow worms and cave formations. Great fun for all ages. Duration 90 minutes. We provide gumboots, helmets, headlamps, and overalls. Maximum of 12 per group. Each group also does a 1hr farmland and bush walk. Degree of difficulty: A caving trip so agility necessary GRADE 4 – Max 24 Equipment: Provided. Bring morning tea, lunch, water. Carpool: Assembly time 8.30am, 4hrs Price $45