Kai-Iwi Lakes (B6)

The Kai-Iwi Lakes and walking track to Baylys Beach.

GPS: -35.814310 173.641617

Kai-Iwi Lakes overview

Kai-Iwi Lakes overview

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Approaching the Kai-Iwi Lakes

Approaching the Kai-Iwi Lakes

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Kai-Iwi Lake Taharoa, at the Pines campground (when it still had its pines)

Kai-Iwi Lake Taharoa, at the Pines campground (when it still had its pines)

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Pines campground nowadays, pines have been clearcut (harvested) and re-planted

Pines campground nowadays, pines have been clearcut (harvested) and re-planted

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Lake Taharoa from the northern ridge

Lake Taharoa from the northern ridge

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Lake Taharoa from the northern ridge

Lake Taharoa from the northern ridge

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Lake Taharoa from the northern ridge

Lake Taharoa from the northern ridge

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A kite-surfer attempting a launch

A kite-surfer attempting a launch

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Promenade Campground on Lake Taharoa, Kai-Iwi Lakes

Promenade Campground on Lake Taharoa, Kai-Iwi Lakes

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Lake Waikare, Kai-Iwi Lakes

Lake Waikare, Kai-Iwi Lakes

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Signs for the track that leads from near Lake Waikar over to the Tasman Sea

Signs for the track that leads from near Lake Waikar over to the Tasman Sea

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Signage along the track from the Kai-Iwi Lakes to the coast

Signage along the track from the Kai-Iwi Lakes to the coast

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The are DoC orange markers the entire way. You simply cross through various grassy paddocks and up over a bunch of stile. the coast is in sight here!

The are DoC orange markers the entire way. You simply cross through various grassy paddocks and up over a bunch of stile. the coast is in sight here!

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In all my years, these are the only people that I've seen on this track. hahaha

In all my years, these are the only people that I’ve seen on this track. hahaha

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Baylys Beach waterfall where Kai Iwi track meets the beach.

Baylys Beach waterfall where Kai Iwi track meets the beach.

 

One Response to “Kai-Iwi Lakes (B6)”

  1. day 2: kai iwi lakes campground | chris and julia go to new zealand Says:

    […] recommended in nz frenzy. we got here right at sunset and had to leave fairly early the next morning, so we didn’t get […]

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