Mount Paku, Tairua
(4.9/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
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. Arrange your visit to Mount Paku and discover more family-friendly attractions in Tairua using our Tairua tourist route planner.
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  • Tairua is a town on the Coromandel Peninsular with lovely beaches. Holiday houses on Paku Drive especially those up high offer wonderful views across to Pauanui Beach and the Harbour. The town is situ...  more »
  • Easy to get to. Do it, the view is amazing. Convenient and simple. Recommended, especially on a nice day of cops.
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  • The walk up to the top of the mount is easy and not very long. You'll be rewarded with awesome views of Tairua and Pauanui beach, the estuary and the islands off the coast. One might even catch a glim...  more »