This is an easy, picturesque circuit near the Victoria Park Visitor Centre, perfect for wheelchairs and buggies.
|Start||Victoria Park Dog Park, Port Hills|
|Finish||Victoria Park Visitor Centre|
|Access||Suitable for wheelchairs and buggies|
|Time||20 minutes return|
|Toilets||Located at Victoria Park|
|Dogs||Must be kept on a leash|
From the car park at the dog exercise park, follow the path through a wooded area with boardwalks and two viewing platforms.
The second viewing platform is shaded by a large red beech tree – tawhairaunui is its Māori name.
Zig-zag up through native plantings to cross Victoria Park Road and head down to finish at the Visitor Centre.
Get ready for this track using Plan My Walk(external link) by the NZ Mountain Safety Council. You can find track alerts, weather forecasts, trip reviews and a packing list, so you are set for your adventure.