This 20 minute walk starts at the Waitomo Adventure Centre car park. Turn right into the car park, seven km from the Waitomo turnoff.
Follow up through native forest to a fence line, with plant identification labels along the way.
"Cross a stile onto farmland and then up a steep track to the pa site. Keep to the fence line and be mindful of stock that may be in the paddock. The farm track may be slippery if wet. The pa was occupied by Ngati Hia in the 1700s, and was the site of a notable battle between Ngati Hia and a war party led by Tanetinorau. Defence structures (trenches) and kumara pits are evident at the pa site."
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