Otanewainuku Tracks (F6)

Otanewainuku Scenic Reserve, walking tracks, and Wharatoa Falls… Tauranga.

GPS: -37.893106 176.206525

Otanewainuku website: http://www.kiwitrust.org/walks.html

Otanewainuku-Tauranga overview

Otanewainuku-Tauranga overview

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Otanewainuku carpark map

Otanewainuku carpark map

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Huge Rimu trees on the Rimu loop track

Huge Rimu trees on the Rimu loop track

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Nice bush on the track to Wharatoa Falls

Nice bush on the track to Wharatoa Falls

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Wharatoa Falls and its small swimming hole. The track to this waterfall spurs off of the Rimu loop.

Wharatoa Falls and its small swimming hole. The track to this waterfall spurs off of the Rimu loop.

Wharatoa Falls and its small swimming hole. The track to this waterfall spurs off of the Rimu loop.

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On the way either up or down to Otanewainuku you can make a short side-trip to Oropi Hot Pools.  This place has a nice curvy group soaking pool with nice underwater seating all along its edge.

Oropi Spa Pools on the way to-from Otanewainuku

Oropi Spa Pools on the way to-from Otanewainuku

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Hot spa pool at Oropi

Hot spa pool at Oropi

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Hot spa pool at Oropi

Hot spa pool at Oropi

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