Te Werahi loop track (A2)

Te Werahi loop track to Twilight Beach, Cape Maria Van Diemen, and Te Werahi Beach, Far North New Zealand.

GPS: -34.456541 172.707022

Te Werahi loop overview

Te Werahi loop overview

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Te Werahi Loop

Te Werahi Loop

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Te Werahi track carpark

Te Werahi track carpark

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Te Werahi loop carpark map

Te Werahi loop carpark map

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Te Werahi loop track, marked thru the paddocks with orange markers

Te Werahi loop track, marked thru the paddocks with orange markers

Dune-impounded lake along the Te Werahi track

Dune-impounded lake along the Te Werahi track

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Te Werahi track markers across the dune field.

Te Werahi track markers across the dune field.

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The DoC-marked route over the Te Werahi dunes

The DoC-marked route over the Te Werahi dunes

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Te Werahi dune weirdness.

Te Werahi dune weirdness.

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Petrified dunes scattered along the Te Werahi track.

Petrified dunes scattered along the Te Werahi track.

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No footprints but yours.

No footprints but yours.

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Petrified dunes nearing Twilight Beach.

Petrified dunes nearing Twilight Beach.

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Petrified dunes

Petrified dunes

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Fantastical dune sculptings.

Fantastical dune sculptings.

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Te Werahi track entering Twilight Beach

Te Werahi track entering Twilight Beach

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Sea cave at northern cove of Twilight Beach

Sea cave at northern cove of Twilight Beach

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Strange red hill rising over Twilght Beach.

Strange red hill rising over Twilght Beach.

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Te Werahi signage that's  seen better times.

Te Werahi signage that’s seen better times.

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Hunks of ancient Kauri cemented into the dunes.

Hunks of ancient Kauri cemented into the dunes.

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Nearing Cape van Diemen.

Nearing Cape van Diemen.

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Looking back eastwards to the distant Te Werahi carpark.

Looking back eastwards to the distant Te Werahi carpark.

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Looking out at Cape Maria Van Diemen from Te Werahi track

Looking out at Cape Maria Van Diemen from Te Werahi track

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2013, buried Cape Van Diemen sign.

2013, buried Cape Van Diemen sign.

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2006 Te Werahi track Cape Van Diemen sign

2006 Te Werahi track Cape Van Diemen sign

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Cape Van Diemen sign, nearly buried in 2013.

Cape Van Diemen sign, nearly buried in 2013.

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Looking north to Cape Reinga from the Cape Maria Van Diemen lighthouse

Looking north to Cape Reinga from the Cape Maria Van Diemen lighthouse

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Heading across the volcanic terrain to Te Werahi Beach

Heading across the volcanic terrain to Te Werahi Beach

Gazing over Te Werahi Beach

Gazing over Te Werahi Beach

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Signage at the southern end of Te Werahi Beach.

Signage at the southern end of Te Werahi Beach.

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DoC markers leaving Te Werahi Beach.

DoC markers leaving Te Werahi Beach.

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Te Werahi boardwalk crossing 2

Te Werahi boardwalk crossing 2

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Te Werahi track carpark

Te Werahi track carpark

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