One of the boardwalks on Cave Walk

Image: Tamsen Walker | DOC

Introduction

Walk through lowland bush to the edge of the Manganui River and a large, shallow cave overhang.

Track overview

600 m return via same track

Walking and tramping

20 minutes Easy: Walking track

Dog access

No dogs

About this track

Description

This walk crosses several small bridged streams, through bush filled with supplejack and parataniwha. Just before the river, the track splits into two. Head left to visit the cave and for views down the river, or right to a sandy riverbank.

Getting there

This track is 10 minutes drive from Inglewood.

  1. From Inglewood, head east along Tarata Road
  2. Turn left onto Bristol Road and then left onto Everett Road.
  3. The Cave Track entrance is located 3 km down Everett Road on the right. This is just past the Everett Park northern entrance.

There is limited off-road parking next to the track entrance.

Know before you go

The nearest toilets are at the Everett Park southern amenity area. This is 3 minutes south down Everett Road.

Contacts

Ngāmotu / New Plymouth Office
Phone:   +64 6 759 0350
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   newplymouth@doc.govt.nz
Address:   55A Rimu Street
New Plymouth 4312
Postal Address:   PO Box 462
New Plymouth 4340
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