Karakariki TrackBeginner - Intermediate
Submitted by Martin Carroll
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Front country - easily accessible
Out and Back
Undulating, small hills only
Beginner - Intermediate
Can be busy in summer as a lot of people swim and picnic at the waterfall.
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A nice 5km out and back run. The first km is easy and flat but past that point the track gets more technical with one short but very steep section leading to a beautiful run through native bush.
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Features of interest
Waterfall and picnic area 1km from the start of the track.
Make Up of Run
Moderate Single Track: 60%
Easy Single Track: 40%
Small carpark at the end of Karakariki Valley Road.
There is a small angle parking area at the end of Karakariki Valley Road.
The track is well marked with DoC orange triangles.
Long-sleeved thermal top, Windproof jacket, Gloves, Beanie/thermal headwear, Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Cellphone, Map.
No available drinking water but the track does border a stream for the first km.
The first km of the track to the waterfall is flat and very easy going. Past the waterfall is more technical with steep sections and uneven ground.
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