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The Coromandel Walkway Anzac Long Weekend Away

  • 24 Apr 2021
  • 8:00 AM
  • 26 Apr 2021
  • 6:30 PM
  • Como St, Takapuna

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The Coromandel Walkway, Anzac weekend.
10 kilometers one way.  Tents required.

The Coromandel Walkway offers one of the best coastal walks and coastal views in the country. We will walk along coastal cliffs and the odd bush covered valley; in those valleys we should be able to see and hear Kaka calling. We will get eye level views of Gannets cruising up and down the cliffs and splendid views of Channel Island, Great Barrier Island and Cuvier Island plus the rugged coastline of what is the Coromandel Peninsular.

You will have the option of tenting at Fletcher's Bay and exploring that area or returning to camp at Stony Bay. We will all overnight (Saturday) at the Coromandel classic picturesque Waikawau Bay campsite and have plenty of time to explore.
 
Leaving Como Street, Takapuna Saturday 24th of April at 8.00am. Return Monday 26th  (long Anzac Weekend) 

We will head to Waikawau Bay campsite on the eastern side of the Coromandel Peninsular for the night.

Saturday
Short & Long Parties
Waikawau Bay we will explore the Matamataharakeke track 3hrs.
Sunday morning will see both parties board the bus at Waikawau Bay and head to the start of the Coromandel walkway at Stony Bay.

Short Party

Sunday: Walks north on the walkway to the beautiful Fletcher’s Bay campsite and tent for the night. 10km 3 hrs.
Monday: Starts off early back to Stony Bay and the awaiting bus back to Takapuna.

Long Party

Sunday: Walks to Fletcher’s Bay and returns to Stony Bay the same day for the night, either tenting or sleeping on the bus. 20km 6hrs return.
Monday: Explore the Stony Bay fishing track while waiting for the Short Party’s return.

Cost: $100.00 members.
Deposit of $30.00 required by 31/03/21 to secure campsite bookings.

Organiser:  Chris Peard  021 277 0270

Driver: TBC

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