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Daisy Hardwick Loop, Bay of Plenty

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Daisy Hardwick LoopBeginner

Submitted by Ryan Cooke

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Trail Information

8.50km

25m

25m

 

Bay of Plenty

Tauranga

Urban

Loop

Totally/mostly flat

Coastal

Beginner

1:15 (Slow)
0:55 (Moderate)
0:40 (Fast)

-1.7%

+1.6%

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Description

Starting at Maxwells road, head down the gravel path in front of the houses.
Follow the trail around until reaching Coach Dr, keep left here to stay on the Waikareao estuary walk. The trail becomes predominantly boardwalk from here until Waihi road.
Once at Waihi Road, turn left to go over the bridge and immediately left again to join back to the trail
Follow the gravel along side the expressway until reaching Chapel Street (under the motorway overbridge), turn left to stay on the footpath.
Keep on the footpath, crossing the Chapel street bridge, turn left on Maxwells road and the start/finish point.


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Features of interest

Waikareao Estuary is a mixture of boardwalks, gravel and sealed footpath, you will pass through tidal mangrove and marshland.
The small island you can see out in the middle Waikareao estuary is Motuopae, it is a sacred burial ground so keep off.


Make Up of Run

Easy Single Track: 50%

Gravel Road: 40%

Sealed Road: 10%


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  • Access

    Small carpark near the water on Maxwells Road.

    Small carpark (approx 10 parking spots) on Maxwells Road.

    2 km

    5 minutes

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  • Staying Safe

    Easy.

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    Stay left at Coach Dr to stay on the trail.
    Once at Waihi Road, turn left to go over the bridge and immediately left again to join back to the trail.
    When at Chapel St (under the motorway overbridge), turn left to stay on the footpath.

    Perfect throughout.

    Cellphone, Map.

    Water fountain at Toilet block at Coach Drive.

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