Tutamoe, Mt

Mt Tutamoe is the second highest peak in Northland, and with views to prove that status, it’s an eminently baggable peak!

Further details about hiking to the summit of Mt Tutamoe are available at the DOC Mount Tutamoe page.

List Status Official
Elevation 770 m (2,526 ft)
Location/List North Island, New Zealand
Region Northland
Location Coordinates 35° 45′ 37″ S, 173° 48′ 7″ E
Nearest Town/s Dargaville
Geology Volcano
Translation tu: to rise up; tamoe: flat top (mountain rising up with a flat top)
Recommended Route
Duration Help.gif 4 hours (return)
Distance 6.2 km (3.9 mi)
Start/End Points Tangowahine Valley Road
Difficulty Help.gif Easy
Track conditions Help.gif Track
Season Help.gif All year
Sights Forest , Kaihu forest; Views of Dargaville, Kaipara, Maunganui Bluff, Whangarei Heads.
Hazards Wind chill, slippery

Google Earth Map

NZ Topographic Map

Height Profile

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