Waitaia Loop Track

2km loop РEasy Walking track  Р1 hr 30 Р2 hrs

Located – Off Waitaia Road, 1 km south of Kuaotunu.

There are a number of old mining tunnels and several small stream crossings (some are bridged). Keep to the track.
The area was extensively logged and mined in the past. It is now part of the Project Kiwi Kuaotunu Kiwi Sanctuary.

Help stop Kauri dieback. Stay away from Kauri tree roots.
Clean your footwear and gear before and after visiting the Waitia Track.

Matarangi Bluff Track

4.7 km loop, Walking and tramping, 2 hr 30 min – 3 hr, Easy Walking track, Dogs on a leash only

Nestled in the hills between Matarangi and Kuaotunu on the Coromandel Peninsula, this popular track was conceived by retired local residents in 2010. Built entirely by volunteer labour, residents wanted to provide a recreational area with an educational element for the community.

Otama Beach

Otama is a beautiful secluded beach over the scenic Black Jack Hill – past Luke’s Kitchen – with Pohutukawa trees growing in the sand. The beach offers safe swimming and a lagoon. Wonderful for photography.

Local Kuaotunu Beach

Kuaotunu Beach is just across the road, a safe sandy beach, take a dip before breakfast. Dotterils nest here and you can take a 2.5 km walk to the cafe, gallery and Lukes Kitchen.  Dolphins are often seen swimming by.