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Te Tuhi Wairere Loop, Waikato

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Te Tuhi Wairere LoopBeginner - Intermediate

Submitted by John Scott

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Trail Information

21.00km

500m

500m

 

Waikato

Matamata

Front country - easily accessible

Loop

Undulating, some big hills

Native bush
Riverside

Beginner - Intermediate

5:00 (Novice)
3:45 (Intermediate)
2:30 (Elite)

-9.1%

+4.6%

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Description

From the huge new carpark at Goodwin Rd (toilets, picnic tables), run back 800m to the main road, then jog South along Old Te Aroha Rd to the 5.8km mark.

Turn left into Te Tuhi Rd (inconspicuous and easy to run past). Cruise along to the DOC sign at the end of the road then the marked route across the farm which starts to climb steadily until the bush boundary is reached. Enter the forest at a small creek, and then a moderately steep climb up to the flattish plateau that comprises much of the southern Kaimais. Then you're on forest tracks.

Ignore the first right turn to Mangamuka Hut, 1km further on turn left to head North along the North South track. After 5km or so of variable but flattish forest running with the odd creek you get to the Wairere Falls track - turn left here, jog alongside a lovely river, and rejoin the crowds near the waterfall. It's a fantastic downhill from the falls back to the carpark.


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Features of interest

Wairere Falls


Make Up of Run

Moderate Single Track: 50%

Farm Road / 4WD Track: 10%

Sealed Road: 40%


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  • Access

    Wairere Falls Carpark on Goodwin Rd

    15 km

    15 minutes

    No

    No

  • Staying Safe

    Moderate.

    Very patchy.

    Lightweight fleece top, Personal Locator Beacon (PLB), Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Cellphone, Map.

    Several nice streams which you could drink from.

    The falls are spectacular after heavy rain and the forest provides good shelter, so quite suitable for when the weather isn't good.

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