Ian Wells Track

Short Tramping Track amongst Piha's native bush and surrounding scenery.

From Piha Road track follows old access road to the (now empty) Nihotupu Auxiliary Dam, then narrows and continues with some muddy patches and stream crossings to Cutty Grass Track.

What to expect:


Tramping tracks will:

consist of formed and drained surfaces.
be signposted at track entrances and key junctions.

Tramping tracks may:

have structures in permanent wet areas but waterways will not generally be bridged.

Tramping tracks may also have limited track information, and steep grades.

Suitable for people of reasonable fitness and experience.


Distance:2.4 km       Time:1.0 hour       Wheelchair access:No         Pram access:No

How to get to Piha:
Head along the north-western motorway. Get off at Lincoln Rd. At the end of Lincoln Rd turn into Great North Rd. At first set of lights turn right into Henderson Valley Rd. At roundabout take Forest Hill Rd and drive to end. Turn right into West Coast rd. At end of West Coast Rd turn right into Scenic Drive. Take Piha Rd at junction 200M on. Stay on Piha Rd and it ends at Piha Beach.