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Duncan's Dairy Farm Walk

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Duncan's Dairy Farm Walk


Monday, 19 April 2021

Grade 2

Nearest Town: Waihi

Registration Region: Waihi

Duration: 1.5 - 2 hours

Start Time: 9:00 am - Farm entry at 194 Woodlands Road, Waihi (Fonterra supply number 75977). Park in tanker track turning circle.

Cost: Donation requested

This walk travels through a dairy farm. Starting at the tanker loop parking area off Woodlands Road, take a half hour journey up the farm’s main race to excellent views of the local district at the top near the bush. Views of the wider Bay of Plenty are also available. Return via a mostly different route through paddocks and past bush, riparian planting and two small ponds. Expect to see a variety of bird life, unless it is hot and near the middle of the day. Total walk time 1.5 to 2 hours. Suitable footwear would include running shoes or boots. Suitable for all ages.

Pleasant gradient, but the track does climb 170m - approximately 3km total walking.

Checklist:

  • Sturdy Footwear Required

PLEASE NOTE: Participants are responsible for their own safety equipment, food, water, clothing and vehicles.

The Festival is a non-profit event which relies heavily on volunteers, and donations to help pay for the organisation and promotion of the month-long event.

Any contribution received towards ECHO is greatly appreciated and helps to ensure the success and continuation of the festival.

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