Raglan is surrounded by beautiful natural bush, mountainous terrain and spectacular coastline. There are heaps of walking tracks in the area that let you explore the raw beauty of New Zealand. Check out some popular tracks below!
Bryant Memorial Walk
Bush to beach track | Lookout | Native Bush | 10 min
Take a wander through shady coastal forest from the Bryant Home Crusade Bible camp to Ngarunui Beach.
Mt. Karioi Summit Tracks
Multiple tracks | Mountain hiking | Awesome views! | Native Bush | 3 hrs
Take a trek to the summit of Raglan’s Sleeping Lady – Mount Karioi.
Te Toto Gorge Track
Ancient Maori settlement | Steep descent | Awesome views! | Native Bush | 30 min
The Te Toto coast has a long and diverse history, from destructive volcanoes to ancient Maori settlement.
Waireinga / Bridal Veil Falls Walk
Spectacular water fall | Native Bush | 10 min
Spectacular Waireinga Falls is an short, easy walk from the carpark. The track is Barrier Free to the top of the falls and is suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs.
Raglan Heritage Trail
The Raglan Museum has installed signs around Raglan with photos and information on heritage sites.
There are also brochures which describe historical buildings and other heritage features including the former Raglan School, the former Putoetoe Redoubt & Courthouse Cottage and the Habourview Hotel. Many are Heritage NZ registered (See entry for the Harbour View Hotel here.).
More detailed Heritage Walk brochures are also available from the iHub and Museum.
Rodger Gallagher initiatives via: https://www.raglan23.co.nz/
Note: You can click on either cover of the Walks brochures to download PDF versions.
Whaingaroa Heritage & History Signs Walk Map
There is a sign or monument at each of the locations listed, showing photographs and information relating to the history of the site or building.
While some are still in use, for example the Town Hall (6), the Dairy Factory (8) and the Wharf (9), others have changed considerably over the years, for example the Post Office (3) and the Old School (10).
Note: You can click on the Map to download a PDF version.