Karetai, Highcliff, Paradise and GreenacresIntermediate
Submitted by Kieran Philip
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Point to Point (one way)
Undulating, some big hills
BeachCoastalOpen farmlandsOpen tussock/grasslands
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Head off from the starting location at Tomahawk Beach, follow the road until you reach the end just after Tautuku Fishing Club. Head up the 4WD track and on to Karetai Rd. Take the first right and head to the start of the Highcliff track. Follow the orange markers through some nice single track down until you get to the bottom and reach the junction of Paradise track. Head up Paradise, to Highcliff Rd, take a right and follow it until you come to the sign on your left for Greenacres track. Head down here and keep following it until you reach the harbour at Macacdrew Bay.
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Features of interest
Great views out to sea. Cliff top views.
Great panoramic views for most of track!
Make Up of Run
Untracked / Route only: 8%
Technical Single Track: 10%
Moderate Single Track: 12%
Easy Single Track: 10%
Farm Road / 4WD Track: 16%
Gravel Road: 20%
Sealed Road: 24%
Carpark at Tomohawk Beach Reserve, which is just off Tomahawk Rd
Plenty of parking at starting location, off street.
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Pretty straightforward, keen an eye out for orange poles during section on track.
Lightweight fleece top, Windproof jacket, Beanie/thermal headwear, Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Cellphone, Map.
As far as I am aware there are no areas to fill up with fresh water.
Coastal weather which is quite variable.
Some of the downhill section could be very slippery after rain - grass and gradient combo.
Post run indulgence
280 Cumberland St, Dunedin
Cadbury... need I say more. Delicious array of hot drinks.
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