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Opua Forest - Oramahoe Road - Paihia

Posted on Oct 25, 2011 | Submitted by Sam
Where? Northland
Type? Run
Difficulty Moderate
Time 2 hours
Distance 15-20km
Parking / Access

Lots of parking options, either School road, Paihia, or Oromahoe Road, between SH10, and Paihia and Opua

What to watch out for

Coastal track can be muddy in winter, better in summer. Other track users in summer.

Description /Directions

10km Return trip from School road, or link the Coastal trail from Opua to Paihia along Oromahoe Road, and through Paihia itself. Some steep climbs, stunning views over all the local islands, and the bush section runnable year round. The Opua-Paihia Walkway is 6km one way, runnable either out and back, or as loop with School road/bush section, this track is clearly marked.

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