The Tiromoana Bush Walkway is open between 8am and 6pm (summer hours).

Download the pdfTiromoana Bush Walkway Brochure & Map

Duration of walk: usually 3 hours return
How to get there: Turn off SH1 onto Mt Cass Road, the start of the walk is approx 10km from Waipara Junction.
Intensity: A114b-Walking-Track-bw Small
Description of walk: It is about 4 km to the coast with a height difference of 280 m, and the walk usually takes 3 hours return. A car park is located adjacent to the Mt Cass Road, with three lookouts along the route providing spectacular views of Tiromoana Bush itself, including wetlands and forests, together with spectacular coastal cliffs, Pegasus Bay and Banks Peninsula in the distance.

The track leads to the remote beach where Kate Stream enters Pegasus Bay, with the option to explore further along this beach. The return loop on the southern side of the valley allows walkers to traverse through the heart of Tiromoana Bush and return to the Mt Cass Road car park via bush remnants and wetlands, with further spectacular views along the coast. This walk has a bit of everything, and offers rewards for people at many levels

Facilities available: A toilet is located just past the turnoff to the coastal cliff-top lookout
Important information:
  • No Dogs
  • No camping
  • No cycles, mountain bikes or motorcycles on the track

The walk can often be closed over summer depending on the fire risk. It pays to check before heading there.