Kaitoke Hot Springs Track to Hirakimata (Mt Hobson)

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Kaitoke Hot Springs Track is a popular easy walk following the edge of the Kaitoke Swamp to sulphurous hot springs. Continue on the Peach Tree Track to Mt Hobson (Hirakimata).

Have a look at the Aotea Track Map here!

Points of Interest

Kaitoke Hot Springs
Wetland Views

Taonga (Flora & Fauna)

Old native bush including Tī kōuka (Cabbage tree), Kauri, Kōwhai, Horoeka (Lancewood), Mānuka, Kānuka, Nīkau, Rātā, Tōtara, Kahikatea, Puriri, Mamaku, Rimu etc
Chevron Skink
Pīwakawaka (Fantail)
Riroriro (Grey Warbler)
Moho Pererū (Banded Rail)
Kōtare (Kingfisher)
Kererū (Wood Pigeon)
Tauhou (Silvereye/Waxeye)
Ruru (Morepork)
Tūī
Kākā

Duration
45 Minutes to the Hot Springs, 4 Hours to Mt Hobson
Difficulty/Grade
Easy to the Hot Springs, Advanced to Mt Hobson
Dog Rules
No Dogs allowed