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Kauri Walk to Dickey Flat

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Kauri Walk to Dickey Flat


Thursday, 22 April 2021

Grade 3-4

Nearest Town: Waihi

Registration Region: Waihi

Duration: 4 hours return - includes river crossings

Start Time: 9:00 am - Dickey Flat Adventure Camp, Waikino

Cost: Donation requested

Enjoy the beautiful settings along the Dean and Mangakino Pack tracks to where the Mangakino Stream and Waitawheta River converge. Tramp along the Waitawheta River (writhing serpent) discover the few ancient Kauri left by milling companies of past days.  Enjoy the newly upgraded track to Dickey Flat.

Medium to high level of fitness required to be able to keep up with the group. Track experience preferred. 

At Dickey Flat Adventure Camp enjoy ‘billy tea’, a sausage and marshmallows to toast over the fire. (bring own mug) Suitable 8 yrs and over.

Meet at Dickey Flat Adventure Camp, (bottom Dickey Flat Road on left) from there we will arrange car pooling among the group. 

Checklist:

  • Stream Crossings
  • Walking Poles (recommended)

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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