Moonlight Track


Moonlight Track


Grade 4+

4-5 Hours



From Atarau road. About 10km later turn left onto Moonlight Road and park at the picnic area. You can to drive further if your car has resonable ground clearance. Go down moonlight road through beach and pine forrest on a rough road.

After the bridge come over Moonlight creek, Take the track on your right and climb up the river terrance. Half an hour after the picnic area, you will reach the start of the Moonlight Track. the bench singletrack follows Moonlight Creek through numerous old mine claims and hut sites. The track climbs gently but in places it becomes rocky and slippery.

The hard yard up make the return so much more rewarding. Beyond the hut, The track is mostly unridable. Head back the same way and should make it back to the car park withing an hour.


Refer to topomap K31 Ahaura.


Pic at the top of the Moonlight Track. Cheers Ian






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