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 stayed in Tairua Harbourside apartments and decided to make the long walk from the apartment to the top of Mount Paku. It was a long and difficult climb to the top but when we got there the views w...  more »
  • The short climb up Mt Paku is well worth the effort! The views of Tairua and surrounds are outstanding.  more »
  • Just walking to climb and recommended the final part for good and sporting pedestrian only. The view makes up for the hardships.
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  • a very nice place, grest view. 10 minutes walk.
  • Easy 5-min climb from Tirinui Crescent and stunning views of Pauanui, Tairua and the surrounding islands
  • Great views, easy enough climb to the summit - can be done in jandals if it's not too wet

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