Lake Waikaremoana Track
The Lake Waikaremoana Track is a Great Walk through pristine virgin rainforest around lake shores. See mountains, bluffs and waterfalls, visit remote beaches and stare in wonder at the views from the iconic high point of Panekire Bluff.
Revered as a spiritual place, this place is home to Nāi Tūhoe, the local Māori people, who are also known as Nā Tamariki o te Kohu—‘the children of the mist'.
Wander through New Zealand rainforest full of botanical variety and untouched by human hand.
Marvel at the lake and ocean views from the iconic Panekire Bluff, the highest point at the head of the lake.
Be sure to visit the Korokoro Falls – via a 30 minute walk side walk; a real highlight.
The Lake Waikaremoana Track is located in Te Urewera National Park on the eastern side of New Zealand’s North Island. It can be walked year round. Each night you come to rest at basic but comfortable accommodation in Department of Conservation huts.
New Zealand Walks is the definitive online travel guide to booking your guided or independent walk on the Lake Waikaremoana Track in the Te Urewera National Park.