Mountain views on the Veronica Loop Track. © Saxphile

Veronica Loop Track

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This is pleasant walk uphill through changing alpine rainforest, with an optional detour to a lookout point offering views of Mount Taranaki and out to the coast. 

About the walk

How long will it take? This is a 3km two-hour return loop walk.   

Follow the boardwalk past the Camphouse in Egmont National Park. From here the track leads past Ambury Monument and climbs a long series of steps. At the next junction the track loops back to the visitor centre through kāmahi and Hall’s tōtara forest.

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Alternatively, from the junction, continue up the Holly Hut Track for 10 minutes to reach a popular lookout point. Weather on the mountain changes rapidly – be well prepared with suitable clothing for all conditions.

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