Manuoha, Mt

A trip to the summit of Mt Manuoha, in Te Urewera National Park, will take you through atmospheric silver beech forest. The summit itself protrudes just above the bushline, and the views from the trig range across Lake Waikaremoana, and as far as Lake Taupo and Mt Ruapehu on a clear day.

The 6 hour (one way) tramp from SH38 to Mt Manuoha summit is described at the DOC Manuoha to Waikareiti Track page. The return journey of course will be slightly quicker. It might be possible to bag Manuoha on a long day, but overnighting at Manuoha Hut (6 bunks) is probably a better bet.

List Status Official
Elevation 1,392 m (4,567 ft)
Location/List North Island, New Zealand
Region Hawkes Bay
Location Coordinates 38° 39′ 23″ S, 177° 7′ 16″ E
Nearest Town/s Aniwaniwa, Wairoa, Gisborne
Range Ureweras
Geology Sedimentary
Recommended Route
Duration Help.gif 10-12 hours (return)
Distance 18.0 km (11.2 mi)
Start/End Points SH38, near Hopuruahine Rd
Difficulty Help.gif Hard
Track conditions Help.gif Track, Marked Route, Steep embankments, Overgrown track
Sights Views, Forest, Lakes, Huts , Silver beech forest, Manuoha Hut, views of Lake Waikaremoana
Hazards Mist , Slippery underfoot, heavy rain

Google Earth Map

NZ Topographic Map

Height Profile

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References

101greattramps-cover.jpg 101 Great Tramps in New Zealand, Mark Pickering and Rodney Smith, Reed Publishing NZ Ltd. (2004), See pages 55-56

Weekendnorth-cover.jpg North Island Weekend Tramps (Bird’s Eye Guides), Shaun Barnett. (2008), See pages 44-46