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Orongorongo Track

Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt 5373, New Zealand
+64 4-384 7770
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My favourite walk

Parts of it haven't faired so well over winter so some well deserved maintenance is in order... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Lucinda J
via mobile
Fabulous Walking Track for all Ages

Walked this area often and always enjoy it no matter what the conditions are, the motto be... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
denistar65
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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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“the river” (9 reviews)
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Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt 5373, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Parts of it haven't faired so well over winter so some well deserved maintenance is in order. Beautiful part of New Zealand and so close to wellington

Thank Lucinda J
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Walked this area often and always enjoy it no matter what the conditions are, the motto be prepared, four seasons in one day., you have to take food and water. The bush as you walk the track is beautiful, different from any where else in...More

1  Thank denistar65
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Have been doing this walk since I was a scout, has got easier over the years with track upgrades. Takes about 1.5 hours each way. Take a picnic with you to have when you reach the river.

Thank o j
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

This track was a bit too much for me, it wasnt all that long after I had my second knee replacement surgery, and so some of the time I couldnt step up and climb onto the track all that well. It never used to be...More

Thank Julia W
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

A good walk in the bush down to the river. Nicely maintained track meant it was an easy walk for a mix of people with various fitness levels. Great picnic spots at the river. Basic but ok loos there too.

Thank AliSin01
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

We love going to this slightly out of the way bush walk as it's never overcrowded. Even on a hot day it's cool in the bush and the tracks are wide and well maintained. The river is cold and delicious. Well worth a day trip.

Thank KMBH01
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

A nice stroll through native bush, along well graded and gravelled tracks, from the Catchpool carpark 2.4km to the Orongorongo River. All water courses along the way are bridged. The bush is not virgin ie it has been felled in early European times and has...More

1  Thank Kerploppus
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

This well formed and maintained track takes you over to the Orongorongo river valley through mature forest. Not too demanding or if you have limited time.

Thank Max G
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

The Orongorongo Track is located in a very beautiful part of the Wellington area. One drives through Wainui-o-mata and along the Coast Road to enter Rimutaka Forest Park. Have only done a small portion of the track and there is magnificent bush and huge trees....More

Thank Wilma R
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

I've walked this track since I was a kid and still enjoy it today. It is a lovely introductory track for anyone new to tramping. The river is a great award at the end of the trail, or it can be the start of another...More

Thank C O
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