O'Farrells Track

COVID-19 update on parks and tracks

All parks and tracks are open under alert level 2.  To help keep everyone well, please continue to maintain a 2 metre distance from other people when you’re out and about and please wash your hands before and after using equipment in our parks and gardens.

The following are all open:

  • All parks and gardens
  • Public toilets
  • Playgrounds, play equipment or exercise equipment in parks
  • Visitor and information centres
  • Dog parks
  • The Botanic Gardens
  • Boat ramps and wharves
  • Cemeteries

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track through bush

Start: Junction with Cass Ridge Track.

Finish: Junction with Bush Road Track.

Time: One hour one way.

Toilets: Located at Sign of the Bellbird.

Dogs: Dogs must be on a short leash.


You can pick up O'Farrells Track after descending via the Cass Ridge. The southern end of the track leads to the boundary of Living Springs education centre. 

Heading north, the grassy track gently sidles around the hillside above Governors Bay for 30 minutes, past the junction of the Bush Road and Kanuka tracks, before finishing where it meets private land. Kanuka forest briefly covers the track with views up to bush clad hills.

Take Bush Road Track to climb up to the Crater Rim Walkway and the Summit Road.

The tracks in Ohinetahi are managed by the Summit Road Society(external link)You can find maps and more information about the area on their website. 

Map Listing