Ōtukaikino Waimakariri Loop Track

Start: Whites Crossing picnic area (or anywhere you choose around the loop)

Finish: Same as start point (or anywhere else around the loop)

Time: 5 hours

Toilets: Three locations throughout the Groynes and Whites Crossing picnic area

Dogs: Varies depending on the landowner:

  • Isaac Farm Track: Dogs are prohibited as this is private land.
  • The Groynes: Dogs must be leashed and are only allowed on the Ōtukaikino Walking Track to pass through the park.
  • Templars Trail and everywhere else: Under effective control.

Shared: Isaac Farm Track is for walking only but the rest of the trail can be cycled. You can walk your bike along the Farm Track if you'd like to complete the full circuit.

Description: An epic urban adventure through the countryside. This track incorporates Templars Island Trail(external link), Isaac Farm Track(external link) and the Ōtukaikino Track.

Challenge yourself to complete the full track, walk a shorter section of your choosing, or traverse further to Brooklands and Spencer Park via the Te Rauakaaka Trail.

You'll encounter everything from dense native plantings and riverside scenery to farmland on your journey.


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