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Pirongia Forest Park

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Night Time Hike

My partner and I decided to do the Tirohanga Track at night time to have a new hiking experience. As we did it in winter the track was quite boggy and the weather was slightly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 July 2016
Samuel M
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

My partner and I decided to do the Tirohanga Track at night time to have a new hiking experience. As we did it in winter the track was quite boggy and the weather was slightly dreary as well. The hike took us approx. 4 hours in the dark and 3:15 coming back in the morning. The facilities in the Pahautea... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

I absolutely love heading out to Pirongia for a tramp. Whether wanting a gentle walk, day or multi day hike, there's something for everyone. Go to the DOC website, there's plenty of great information.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

There are several tracks that lead up to the summit of Mount Pirongia, then of course you can stay in the recently built Pahautea Hut. We chose the Tirohanga track from the end of Corcoran Rd. After scoping out some of the other tracks I decided on this route for our party of six as it offered some great view... More 

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