Te Henga Walkway

Te Henga Walkway



4 Rankers Reviews

4 Face-to-Face

2 Walking

1 Kumeu

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The surf lifesaving tower at Te Henga
The start of the track to the beach
Transport at Te Henga


Bethells Rd to Constable Rd 8 km or 3 - 4 hr one way, Bethells Rd to O’Neill’s Bay 2 km or 45 min one way.


Feature Value Info


DOC Auckland

Central government organisation


North IslandAuckland RegionKumeu


  • Walking
  • Free


Kristal Lavender's avatar

Kristal Lavender

United States

Ranking: 10/10

A hike that takes all day. You hike up, down and all around the coast. The ending brings you to Bethells Beach. If you do it on the weekend, the cafe is open and you can end with a cup of coffee and a snack.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Bryan Anders

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Whichever way you choose, up over the black sand dunes or along the stream, the hike is pretty short and everything is beautiful. Running down the dunes is the best part.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Molly Ladd

United States

Ranking: 10/10

A big, free black sand beach filled with caves to explore! Not safe for swimming but there is a lake just 2kms away to swim at, plus giant black sand dunes to slide down.

Reviewed about 9 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Franzi & Tobi


Ranking: 10/10

Spectacular views from the top, black sand bays where you can go swimming.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in March 2011

DOC Managed

Thanks to all the good people working for the NZ Department of Conservation - for all your hard work - making NZ more beautiful, accessable and healthy! Cheers 😍

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Cymen Crick

Rankers Owner