Where is the Hauraki trail?

The Hauraki Rail Trail is a short drive from Hamilton, Auckland and Tauranga and is accessible from the quaint townships of Thames, Paeroa, Te Aroha, Waihi and Matamata. Officially starting from Kaiaua in the North, the start of the trail traces the Shorebird Coast along the Firth of Thames.

How long is the Hauraki Rail Trail?

around 173km long
The Hauraki Rail Trail is currently around 173km long, split into five sections.

Where does the Hauraki Rail Trail start in Paeroa?

The section of trail begins at first following the old railway line out of Thames town and through lush farmland, with memorable views across the Hauraki Plains and forested Kaimai Ranges. At the Matatoki Cheese Barn you’ll find a licensed Cafe, cheese tastings, and fabulous animal farm.

Are dogs allowed on the Hauraki Rail Trail?

All dogs are allowed between Kopu and Thames. No dogs are permitted at any other time. Dogs are not permitted on this section of the Rail Trail, except where the trail intersects the urban areas of Thames and Paeroa.

How long is the Karangahake Gorge Walk?

It covers 2.5km and takes about an hour to walk.

How long is the train ride from Waihi to Waikino?

about 6,2 km
The journey is about 6,2 km long, and takes about 30 minutes, with a top speed of close to 20 km/hour. The railway station in Waihi is at 38 Wrigley Street, and the station at Waikino is alongside SH2, accessible from Seddon Street.

Are dogs allowed on Whiritoa Beach?

Philip Clatworthy reckons new dog control rules at Whiritoa Beach are barking mad. The rule says that between December 1 and March 1 each year dogs are not allowed on the beach at all between 9am and 6pm. Outside those hours dogs must be on a leash.

Are dogs allowed in Karangahake Gorge?

Dogs on a leash are permitted on the Historic Walkway and Crown Track. Walkway only. See the very best Karangahake has to offer. The Windows Walk boasts beautiful scenery and spectacular mining remnants.

What two train stations does the Goldfields train operate between?

The Goldfields Railway is a heritage railway that operates between Waihi and Waikino in the Bay of Plenty region of New Zealand’s North Island.

Can dogs walk to Cathedral Cove?

No. It is a Marine Reserve and no dogs are allowed.

Can I walk my dog on Waihi Beach?

Waihi Beach Dog Restrictions Dogs are allowed in some areas of the beach, and not in others. At all times dogs must be kept under proper control, and doggy-doo must be bagged and removed. Dogs may be exercised year-round between Albacore Avenue and Plom Road (the 2km stretch of beach between Waihi Beach & Bowentown).

Can you take dogs to Owharoa Falls?