Category: Short – up to one hour

Short Tracks with one hour or less time to complete for slower walkers

Pt. View Reserve Views and Bush!

This is one of my favourite spots out East – a treasure of native bush and birds along with wonderful views of Auckland City and both harbours! Pt. View Reserve has a lot of steep terrain but can be enjoyed

Coastal Pakuranga Rotary Walkway

The Coastal Pakuranga Rotary Walkway is a scenic and high quality walk and cycleway.  The entire distance is about 10.5km from Panmure Bridge to Halfmoon Bay but can be accessed from many varying points along the route – as per

Murphy’s Bush – tall native trees and great picnic spots

We have just added Murphy’s Bush to our GPS Map Collection so you can go and explore.  This is a majestic block of tall native trees including large Kahikatea, a giant Totara and wonderful Nikau groves.  Interspersed through this wonderful

Awaruku Bush Reserve: Waterfall and Glow Worms in Auckland!

The Awaruku Bush Reserve is probably the best known of the Torbay Tracks and is a remarkable piece of native bush containing features such as a waterfall, a 650+ year old kahikatea tree, 500+ year old puriri tree and glow

The Stredwick Track: native bush and ducks

The Stedwick Track is a beautiful and varied walk.  Wheelchair and buggie friendly, it is a great outing for people of all ages and abilities.  This walk contains wonderful native NZ bush and two good-sized ponds with plenty of birdlife. This is a

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Kate Shepherd Track

The Kate Shepherd Track is a relatively easy walk through more beautiful NZ Native bush left behind from development in Torbay.  It joins onto the wonderful Rata Track and when completed together makes an interesting decent length walk.  This track

Fitzwilliam Reserve Track: Scenic Bush Track

This is a short and steep track that contains wonderful native bush and beautiful views from the top of Fitzwilliam Drive – in fact one of my favourite views in Auckland. Navigation Links: Google Map: Fitzwilliam Reserve Track Geocaching Map:  Fitzwilliam

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The Emlyn Reserve Track: kauri trees in Auckland

The Emlyn Reserve Track is a very scenic short walk, following a pretty stream and where you are privileged to see a grove of approximately 40 significant kauri trees in Auckland. It is also unique for the Dam that is

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The Rata Track: Native NZ Trees

The Rata Track is a majestic and beautiful all-year short walk that combines large native NZ trees, beautiful nikau groves and great views of the Hauraki Gulf through the bush-clad slopes west of Long Bay.            

Great Auckland Walk: Albany Trig Track

The Albany Trig Track is a stunning undulating walk through wonderful NZ native bush suitable for the whole family.  This great Auckland walk is located not far from the Albany Stadium on Auckland’s North Shore, it is easily accessible and

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