Karekare to Tunnel Point via Zion Hill Track {CLOSED}

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Karekare to Tunnel Point via Zion Hill Track {CLOSED} is a 9.0 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Auckland, Auckland Region, New Zealand that features a cave. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking and nature trips.

DISTANCE
9 km
ELEVATION GAIN
405 m
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

hiking

nature trips

beach

cave

views

closed

historic site

*CLOSED to protect Kauri trees https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/plants-animals/pests-weeds/Documents/waitakere-ranges-track-list.pdf First visit the Karekare waterfall, then up the Zion Hill Track. Down Buck Taylor Track, out to the sand dunes and through the old train tunnel to bring you back along the beach to Karekare.

2 months ago

Zion Hill Track section closed due to Kauri dieback.
Beach access still available.

hiking
10 months ago