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Mount Otanewainuku

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I hate climbing hills, but walking up to the summit of Otanewainuku, on a good track through the... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
Rotorua, New Zealand

Its a very pleasant walk with lots of natural trees and for a to see on the way....well marked and... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
Di L
Papamoa, New Zealand
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“lovely walk”(3 reviews)
“rimu”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Mountain Road | State Highway 29, Te Puke, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

I hate climbing hills, but walking up to the summit of Otanewainuku, on a good track through the NZ native bush, watching the native birds... well it isn't too bad! And what a reward with the marvellous 360deg views from the lookout at the top!...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Its a very pleasant walk with lots of natural trees and for a to see on the way....well marked and the fall are a welcome sight at the end of trail. Clean water. One thing is to make sure all your valuables are out of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Di L
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a relatively easy bush walk with well formed tracks. There are some steeper sections and parts where you need to climb over fallen trees so you do need a reasonable level of fitness and agility. The falls are small with a lovely clear...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Niki211
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely walk here with friends.. we went for the water fall option.. a nice walk took around an hour and a half return trip.. nice and peaceful

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank CJO193
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We’ve been here a couple of times as a family now. We’ve done both the summit walk and the waterfall walk, as well as the rimu loop. All are a great, tranquil walk, but they’re a definitely a workout too! It’s lovely to hear the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Tina S
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I wouldn't really say this was in Te Puke? This track is accessed via Oropi road and has 2 walking track options, we did the summit track round circle. The signs say 40 mins to the summit and 40 back but if you are fit...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Waylornz
Reviewed 11 April 2017

An amazing walk to the trig station on the summit of Otanewainuku. A well defined and maintained track through beautiful NZ native bush. The bird song is something to behold. The walk is not difficult and does not require a high level of fitness.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank aoteavilla
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

A great walk through easy bush tracks with a short climb at the end. Awesome view at the top. Well worth the climb

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Carol R
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Nice walk you can go up the mountain or take a walk to the falls apx 20 meters along the road.DOC Sign .nice walk easy to moderate good track ,lots of big trees to look at and BIG rata vines growing up the bigger trees,...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank down2earthnz
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Lovely walks on both sides of the road. One side takes you to the top of the mountain, the other side takes you to the waterfall with swimming hole (sparkling clean spring water!). Lovely how the car park is always looked after by the loveliest...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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