1hr one way
Track standard – tramping
From Mangawhai Heads to Cullen Street.
Dogs permitted on this track
Park at the Surf Beach car park. Look for a small sign to the left of the white rock. Climb the short steep hill to the glorious view of Cape Rodney to the Poor Knights.
At the top turn left as the track leads west down the hill to a private subdivision. Do not access the road from this point.
Cross the road to climb the second steep hill. Take in the next spectacular view looking south.
Continue down the hill to Pearl Street, a public street where you may exit. Cross the road to climb the third hill.
Note there is a short section of the track on a subdivisional road.
Re-enter the track on the left and climb the last rise to Cullen Street.
Return the same way, or take the twenty minute walk along Wintle Street back to the car park.
To access the track from Cullen Street
Ignore the private signs and drive right to the top. The last piece of seal has been put in by the developers on a public road. You can park here. Follow the above directions in the opposite direction.