Aramoana Heyward Point Track

  • Walking

Aramoana–Heyward Point Walkway follows coastal clifftops across farmland and through regenerating native forest to Heyward Point.

From Heyward Point there are spectacular views of the Otago Harbour mouth, Taiaroa Head and Otago’s east coast. Visitors may spot sea lions lazing on the rocks or in the sea below, and sea gulls nesting in the cliffs before returning the same way they came.

Some sections of this walkway cross private land and visitors are asked to stick to the marked route, respect all signposted conditions of access and follow the New Zealand Outdoor Access Code

Aramoana–Heyward Point Walkway can be accessed from the end of Heyward Point Road or from Aramoana Road, 50 metres before Pari Street. Both entrances are located at the walkways southern end and visitors will need to return the way they came.



No dogs. Access from end of Heyward Point Rd is closed for lambing from 29 August until 30 September inclusive. Access from Aramoana to track junction is closed for lambing from 29 August until 4 November inclusive.

How to get here

Can be accessed off Aramoana Road, 50 m before Pari Street OR the end of Heyward Point Road, which is off the road From Port Chalmers to Purakanui and Long Beach

Map of Track

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Page last updated: Jan 18, 2021, 9:41 AM