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Lake Ngaroto, Waikato

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Lake NgarotoBeginner

Submitted by Emma Dryland

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Front country - easily accessible


Totally/mostly flat

Native bush
Open farmlands


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



Dogs allowed but MUST remain on a lead.

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At the very end of the road, just pass the last building there is a small entry on the left hand side. Follow this well groomed path around the lake. There are some sections of boardwalk and a few bridges. There are also km markers as you go around. The track exits at the first car park. With a couple hundred meters along the road to return to the start.

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Features of interest

Natural wetland

Make Up of Run

Easy Single Track: 99%

Sealed Road: 1%

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  • Access

    Lake Ngaroto can be found at the end of Bank Road. Less than 10km from Te Awamutu.

    There are two sets of car parks and both with toilets near by.

    30 km

    30 minutes



  • Staying Safe


    Make navigation of this route super-easy by using the Capra app on your phone. View on Capra .

    Generally good.

    Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Cellphone, Map.

    Pack your own

    During May and June duck hunters may use the track to access maimais.

  • Post run indulgence

    Walton Street Coffee & Creative
    Walton St, Te Awamutu
    This place is a little bit different.

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