Bush Road 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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person at top of track

Start: Summit Road layby opposite Kennedys Bush car park.

Finish: Junction with O'Farrells Track.

Time: 45 minutes one way.

Toilets: Located at Sign of the Bellbird.

Dogs: Dogs must be on a short leash.

Description:

Park at the Summit Road layby opposite Kennedys Bush car park (the third layby on left from Sign of the Kiwi, approx. 1.5km). Take the Crater Rim Walkway heading east for five minutes where you'll reach the marked junction with Bush Road Track. 

With great views of the forested gullies, impressive volcanic bluffs and harbour, the track zig zags tightly down the ridge to reach the bushy part of O’Farrells Track.

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