A fairly rugged walk from the marina side to the top, not always well-marked, so we were glad of a little leaflet map from the Info station. The views on a clear, blue-skied day are spectacular! Definitely worth taking a 360 degree photo at the top. The view is better of Pauanui and the harbour than Tairua itself. Using our little map again, we worked out how to get down to the ocean beach- lovely views there too. Wear stout shoes. Take your own drinks or snacks if you want to enjoy food at the top. Definitely worth the climb. We did see a young family with a buggy, but that would be a challenge.
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