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Distance 16.5 km Duration 5.25 Ascent +/- 400 meters Length Single-Day Location Waikato Trip Grading Moderate

A fairly long (16km), circular walk in the moderate category lasting five to six hours including breaks. Starts and ends at the Chateau in Whakapapa and can be done in either direction, uses the track to Tama Lakes and follows the  Wairere Stream. There is an overall altitude gain and loss of about 700 metres. Can be lengthened by taking in the Taranaki Falls and or Lower Tama Lake. Can also be done as an out & back.

Last updated May 2014

Start Point: Easting 1819296 Northing 5657811

Trips on Gull Colony Loop

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Jan 2025

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