Mount Paku, Tairua

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Climb to the peak of Mount Paku, a twin-coned volcano that offers 360-degree views of the landscape and coastline. The hike is surprisingly short for such fantastic views, averaging about 20 minutes to reach the top. Stop for some photo ops and check out the educational displays identifying parts of the panorama and the area's history. The trail can get a little tricky and does not always provide handrails, so remember to wear comfortable shoes with good traction. Put Mount Paku and other Tairua attractions into our Tairua journey planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We drove to the car park after a visit to the Information Centre who recommended this visit. A nice walk up a well formed track that has lots of easy steps. Most of the steps are on volcanic rock hard...  more »
  • A very nice view on a nice day from the top of mount paaku. You do need to climb a little towards the end of the track so this may not be appropriate for older people or very young children unless you...  more »
  • Short walk to the top to get 360 views of the area. you can park at the bottom of the path or further down  more »

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