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Our clients say:

Hunua Falls are a wonderful facility for our school choirs. We enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and the facilities are very conducive to choral learning.

Moira Clarke,
Westlake Girls High School
March 2010

We have been using Hunua Falls camp for our autumn university students camp. It’s a camp which has great options for accommodation, a great kitchen for self catering, and two good areas for group meetings. The scenery is beautiful, and the grounds are great too for fun outside activities.

Campus Director of Student Life
at UoA
April 2010

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Walks from Hunua Falls Camp

Hunua Falls Camp is set on the western border of the Hunua Ranges and 14,000 hectares of native forest that make up the regional forest park. The park offers public access to walking tracks, mountain biking trails, beautiful landscape views, fishing, swimming pools and waterfalls.

Hunua Falls Lookout Walk
Time: 5 minutes one way
Distance: 500 m one way
Difficulty: Easy
Description: From the camp walk overland to the Hunua Falls car park then into the forest next to the Wairoa River before reaching magnificent views of the falls.

Cosseys Walk
Time: 50 minutes return
Distance: 2 km return
Difficulty: Moderate – reasonable fitness required
Description: A delightful loop walk that heads down the Cosseys Gorge track to the Cossey reservoir and returns along the Cossey dam access road (no vehicles allowed) to the car park.

Massey Track
Time: 1 hour 50 minutes one way
Distance: 2.8 km one way
Difficulty: Moderate – reasonable fitness required
Description: This track starts on the east side of the Wairoa River opposite the Hunua Falls Reserve car park. It follows a fence line for 400 metres then climbs steeply to meet the Wairoa to Cosseys Track at a point 1.7 km from Cosseys Dam. Your efforts are rewarded with some sweeping ridge top views. You’ll also discover a delightful rest area and magnificent kauri tree grove.

Massey Track Loop Walk
Time: 3 hours 30 minutes return
Distance: 5 km return
Difficulty: Moderate – reasonable fitness required
Description: This is a popular walk for many of our visiting groups. It combines the Cossey Gorge Track with the Massey Track to create a beautifully scenic loop walk through lush native forest. The track also offers the satisfaction of conquering some steep inclines and you get to wade or rock-hop across Crossey Creek. Pack a camera (waterproof container recommended) to capture the long range views from the ridge.

Other walks
For information on more challenging walks and the mountain bike trails, visit the Auckland Regional Parks website. See