Last Updated: 21st Sep 2023

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Mokoihaha Track Plus

Tauranga, Bay of Plenty

Submitted by Mike Tennent

Last Updated: 21st Sep 2023

Beginner - Intermediate

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Grunt Factor: 15 ?

Gnarl Factor: 43 ?








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Type of Run

Front country - easily accessible

Out and Back

Undulating, small hills only

Native bush


Run Makeup


Easy Single Track

Moderate Single Track

Technical Single Track

Average Uphill Gradient: +8.3%

Average Downhill Gradient: -8.3%


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Estimated Times to Run







Head out on the trail, it is open and nice running at the start. After nearly 1km you will come to Lake Rotohokahoka. It gets a bit technical around the edge so take care. 

At the far end of the Lake there is a sign, take the left hand turn and just short of 3km you will come to another sign. Take the turn towards West Road and Picnic Area.

Follow this trail through to the end at West Road. Here you turn and retrace your steps. Once you get back to the sign, again retrace your steps. Then at about 7.5km you will get to the sign near the lake, take the left turn this time and at the next turn at about 7.9km. Then follow the easy fast trail back to the start.

Wonderful reflections in Lake Rotohokahoka. Some cool tree fungi and amazing trees.

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There are a couple of slightly off the road spots to park if it is dry. Otherwise by the side of the road but as far off it as you can safely get (gravel road).

78 km

68 minutes




There are several places where you need to stop and figure out where the next orange triangle is. However if you take the time it should be no problem.


Waterproof leggings, Thermal leggings, Long-sleeved thermal top, Seam-sealed waterproof jacket, Gloves, Beanie/thermal headwear, Personal Locator Beacon (PLB), Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Survival bag, Cellphone, Map

Water in the Lake is dubious for drinking. Other than that, there is really nothing. Take enough for the duration.

Windfall, tree-roots, slippery banks.

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Trail Reviews

Nice run with some zany blue mushrooms to lighten things up along the way. Pretty slow going with a fair amount of treefall but enjoyable all the same.

Anthony Sowerby

April 16, 2022

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