ECHO Walking Festival


Walks / Waiorongomai Wander

Waiorongomai Wander

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Waiorongomai Wander

Friday, 19 April 2024

Grade 2

Nearest Town: Te Aroha

Registration Region: Te Aroha

Duration: 3 hours

Start Time: 9:30 am - Waiorongomai car park

Cost: Donation

Join in this leisurely walk around Waiorongomai Low Level Loop and learn about the history and flora of this old gold mining area.  With mining relics, regenerating bush and a few small streams, this valley is one of the North Island’s best kept secrets. 

Time 2 -3 hours. Distance 5.5km loop

There are 20 spaces only for this trip so be in quick!


  • Bring Food and Drink
  • Walking Shoes

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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