The Aotea Track boardwalk
Image: Andris Apse | ©

Introduction

The Aotea Track offers a range of spectacular landscapes, superb views and rich history.

Highlights

Travel over streams that show off a constant spectacle of beautiful native bush; tranquil wetlands; and the surviving forests of kauri, rimu and kahikatea with their special plants and wildlife.

The track is a combination of easy walking tracks, boardwalks, steep climbs, stairways and bridges. It's suitable for reasonably fit beginners or experienced trampers.

Walking and tramping

2-3 days Advanced: Tramping track

Dog access

Dogs with a DOC permit for recreational hunting or management purposes only

Video

Stop kauri dieback and protect kauri
  • Kauri dieback disease is spread through soil.
  • Scrub soil off shoes and gear and check it's all removed before you go.
  • Use a cleaning station when you enter and leave.
  • Always stay on the track.

How you can help save kauri

Contacts

Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 9 379 6476
Email:   aucklandvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   No physical address
Contact via email or phone
Postal Address:   PO Box 32268
Devonport
Auckland 0743
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