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west auckland walks



August 10, 2020

- Piha to Whites Beach

Category: Medium Duration: 2 hours Rating:  10/10Drive to Piha and head towards North Piha. Near the end is a carpark for the Marawhara walk. There is a Kauri dieback cleaning station at the start and the track has been upgraded fairly recently. The first part...
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October 6, 2019
Category: Medium              Duration: 2 1/4 hours           Rating:  10/10Whenever we have overseas guests staying I usually take them on the Mercer Bay Loop walk as it is relatively easy and the views a...
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August 2, 2019
Category: Easy              Duration: 40 minutes           Rating:  8/10 If you are wanting an easy bush walk to do then the Zig Zag Track is perfect for you. It starts on Park Road in Titirangi and heads ...
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July 10, 2019
Category: Easy /Medium   Duration: 70 minutes   Rating:  9/10Head to Piha and stop at the Piha Store for some delicious picnic food. I love their Affogato coffee with vanilla ice cream and their quiches. Drive to the far north end of Pi...
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Kitekite Falls Walk

January 18, 2019
Difficulty: Easy       Length: 1 hour           Rating 10/10 The Kitekite Falls track is right up there with the top 10 things to do in the Waitakere Ranges.  We are fortunate that the walk has been recently reopened (it...
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Laird Thomson Track Walk

September 23, 2018
Category: Easy   Duration: 40mins      Rating:  8 / 10 Drive to North Piha and walk towards the end of the beach. The track entrance is relatively hidden so you will need to look for it. I did this track on a very cold b...
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Whatipu Beach Walk

August 5, 2018
Category: Easy         Rating:  10 / 10 Duration: 30mins - 1 hour    I chose this walk as I needed a relatively easy walk for my 79 year old mother in law. From Titirangi it takes about half an hour to drive to Whatipu, with part of th...
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Kakamatua Inlet Walk

July 26, 2018
Kakamatua is doggie heaven. Drive past Cornwallis Beach and drive to the bottom of the hill and park here. Walk through the bush track for 6 minutes with your dog on the lead and then once you come out of the bush area let them run freely. Follow the stream to the beach and ...
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