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Te Araroa - Dome Forest Walkway


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Sunday 03 February 2019

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Duration: Sunday 3 February 2019 
Medium: Travel north to south down this forested section of the Te Araroa Walkway in the hills behind Matakana.

After the drop off on Govan Wilson Road we walk past Conical Peak, and then take the track down through the forest to Waiwhiu Stream, which is followed for a while before being crossed onto a forestry road.

From there it is a solid climb up to the point where we enter the forest again. Then it is gentle ups and downs with occasional views out to the coast.

Continuing on, we climb to the Dome summit, and then drop down gradually to finish at the Dome Tearooms, with time for a coffee and a bite to eat before we return to Auckland. Reasonable fitness required - 5 to 6 hours.
Leader: Russell Allen, Ph 09 276 8770 or 021 048 0380
Short: Stay with the driver and drive via Matakana to the Dome carpark. Walk up into the Dome Forest, over The Dome, and find views towards Warkworth and the coast before returning the same way to the bus and the Tearooms.
Transport: Club bus   Driver: Marilyn Best
Destination: Govan Wilson Road at the start of the walkway
Departure: 8:30 am Club garage, 31 Sandringham Rd, Kingsland
8:45 am Des Swann Drive, Takapuna
Cost: $15 members, $20 non-members