Waitawheta Tramway
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Follow an old tramline (1898 - 1928) on a relatively flat track through the spectacular Waitawheta Gorge - with interpretation panels as well, it's a great option for kids.

19 km return via same track

Walking and tramping

8 hr (return), 3-4 hrs one way Intermediate: Great Walk/Easier tramping track

Dog access

No dogs

Your safety is your responsibility

Take the right gear to keep yourself safe on your tramp

Tell someone your plans using the Outdoors Intentions form including when to raise the alarm if you haven't returned.

Follow the Land Safety Code.


Tauranga Office
Phone:   +64 7 578 7677
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   taurangainfo@doc.govt.nz
Address:   253 Chadwick Road West
Greerton West
Tauranga 3112
Postal Address:   PO Box 9003
Greerton West
Tauranga 3142
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