Mount Paku is a volcanic peak which you can walk to the summit of along a beautiful trail lined with native trees such as Karaka, Kawakawa, Mahoe and Pohutukawa. Moss-covered rocks, wooden steps and the sound of birdsong from quails, bellbirds and tuis enhance the experience. To access the short walk to Mt Paku summit, drive up Paku Drive and park at the end of Tirinui Crescent. Well-constructed handrails and steps etched into rocks make the climb a safe and reassuring one for people of most fitness levels, ages and abilities. Informative sign boards reveal the history and geology of the area along the walk. There are also several spots to pause, sit and enjoy the outlook.
226 Paku Dr, Tairua 3508, New Zealand