The coastal walkway at Tanners Point, north of Katikati, follows the Tauranga Harbour coastline around the Tanners Point peninsula. It starts at the Tanners Point Reserve, and ends by the estuary at the western end of Tanners Point. The track rises and falls, with steps on some of the steeper parts. On the way it passes through a small area of private farmland, before descending to sea level through recently planted native vegetation. Old pohutukawa trees are present in several places along the track.
The track has a total length of about 1.6 km, making it 3.2 km and about 1 hour for walking in both directions. There is a parking area, including an area for freedom camping, at the end of Tanners Point Rd, by Tanners Point Reserve. Toilets are available nearby. Continue reading