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There are so many but Mt Kaukau is definitely up there. Having walked the steepish path from khandallah Park last time with a small child in a backpack, we this time decided to climb from the back along the Old Coach Road through Flinders Park...More
This walk can be as easy or hard as you like. The walk from Kandallah station to the top if Kaukau is well signposted and the track is well kept, but just rugged enough to feel as though your tramping, not just going for a...More
Mount Kaukau is amust do for every visitor to Wellington. It's a brisk, 'cobweb bowing away' walk to the summit through dramatic bushscapes and the views are stunning, indeed captivating once you get there. On a recent, fine December mid-morning at the start of the...More
there are various routes getting up to the top and we took the one from Simla Crescent. A quick walk and easily accessible, we took about 45mins to top. the view is great , 360 degree view over the city. Hidden gem in town and...More
I love this place but mostly because I'm a local. It's a great place for a quick walk but demands enough effort out of you to make the hour walk up Mount Kaukau a meaningful experience. The views are great at the top. I'm not...More
You're not likely to see any sheep or cattle until you reach the summit as the way you're planning on walking up is too dense and no grazing spots. Just remember to close any gates you come across to stop them wandering off... More
You're not likely to see any sheep or cattle until you reach the summit as the way you're planning on walking up is too dense and no grazing spots. Just remember to close any gates you come across to stop them wandering off the range. Have fun! The weather is great at the moment!