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Mangemangeroa Track, Auckland

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Mangemangeroa TrackBeginner - Intermediate

Submitted by Leon Klijmeij

Info Info

Trail Information

8.50km

240m

240m

 

Auckland

Auckland

Urban fringe

Out and Back

Undulating, small hills only

Native bush
Beach
Riverside

Beginner - Intermediate

1:30 (Slow)
1:00 (Moderate)
0:45 (Fast)

-8.7%

+8.7%

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Description

From the car park, go down the road to the start of the track. Say hi to the alpaca's near the start of the track.

Easy to follow track with a few recent slips and fallen trees to negotiate (from the April/May 2017 rain/storms).
The track can be muddy at times (after heave rain fall). The slips are passable, nothing a trail runner can't handle (might add to the Gnarl factor).
Keep following the track pass the mangroves until you reach the boat yard on Shelly Beach. The last part before the boat yard goes trough peoples back yard, but this is a marked track.
After enjoying the view on the beach, turn around and go back the same way. At low tide you can continue along the foreshore to Cockle bay (please take care as this can be slippery).


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Features of interest

Native bush, trees and birds
Mangroves and a shelly beach at the end of the track


Make Up of Run

Moderate Single Track: 25%

Easy Single Track: 70%

Sealed Road: 5%


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  • Access

    Start is from the car park on Hayley Lane which is off Point View Drive, East Tamaki Heights.

    Coming from SH1; take the Highbrook off ramp and keep following the road, which changes name from Highbrook Drive, Allens Road, Smales Road, Killkenny Drive. Turn right into Point View Link, which will take you up the hill. After 2.5 km turn right into Hayley Lane.

    Coming from Whitford; Follow Whitford Road, turn left on the roundabout into Point View Drive. Keep driving until you reach Hayley Lane (1.5 to 2 km).

    You can park on top of Halyley Lane. Please do not drive don as there is no parking there.

    A bus stops on Killkenny Drive (behind Botany Downs Secondary College), which requires an addition 100m climb up the hill through Kellaway Reserve (turn right when you are at Point View Drive).

    25 km

    30 minutes

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  • Staying Safe

    Easy.

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    Pretty straight forward, just follow the path.

    Perfect throughout.

    Whistle, First aid kit, Cellphone.

    None, please bring your own.

    Can be muddy after heavy rainfall. Few slips currently from recent storms.

    Slips, mud, fallen trees, low hanging branches.

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