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Muriwai Walk

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Overview

This stunning coastal walk leaves the car park and heads along a benched farm track along the ridge towards Wharekaiatua Pa. Domed topped bollards mark the walk as it is formed and grassed.

Address: Fletcher Bay Road, Waikato Coromandel 3584

Website: http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/tracks-and-walks
/coromandel/coromandel/muriwai-walk/

Description

You will see views across to Great Barrier and the Hauraki Gulf. Follow along the track until you get to Muriwai estuary (note this is easier to cross at low tide) and continue along the beach until you get to the boat ramp at Port Jackson campsite. Walk through the campsite and head back up Fletcher Bay Road to the Hilltop car park or turn around and return via the Muriwai walk. Caution: Care is required in windy weather as this walk is exposed. What to expect on a walking track: * Easy to moderate walking from a few minutes to a day * Track is mostly well formed, some sections may be steep, rough or muddy * Suitable for people with low to moderate fitness and abilities * Clearly signposted. Stream and river crossings are bridged * Walking shoes or light tramping/hiking boots required

Locations

Head to Port Jackson, 58 km north of Coromandel. From Coromandel take the Colville Road for 22km until the Whangaahei Junction, then turn left and follow the Port Jackson Road for 28km until you get to Fantail Bay. From Fantail Bay follow the road for a futher 8km.

Drive along Fletcher Bay Road past Port Jackson campsite and up to the Muriwai Hilltop car park.

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Muriwai Walk

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