Panako Walkway

Panako Walkway is a 40-minute walk within Styx Mill Conservation Reserve, near Northwood, featuring wetlands, ponds and a viewing platform.

Start Styx Mill Road car park
Finish Hussey View Walkway
Distance 1 km
Time 20 minutes one way

Suitable for wheelchairs and buggies.

Bikes are prohibited from Styx Mill Reserve and its walking tracks.

Toilets Located in the Hussey Road car park
Dogs On a leash at all times; not permitted on some tracks. There is a designated dog exercise park within Styx Mill Reserve

Begin at the Styx Mill Road car park and follow the path into the reserve. Head right and pass the lakes.

At the fork, the right track leads to a small lookout and the left continues down the main track past a number of paddocks.

At the end of the track, either continue on to the Hussey View circuit track or return the same way.

Get ready for this track using Plan My Walk(external link)(external link) by the NZ Mountain Safety Council. You can find track alerts, weather forecasts, trip reviews and a packing list, so you are set for your adventure.