Titahi Bay




Providing there's no rain and only a small amount of wind Titahi Bay is a good place to spend the day.

bulletRoutes - over 80
bulletGrades - 9 to 23
bulletCliff Heights - around 20m but a few up to 42m
bulletRock Type - Basalt
bulletProtection - Fixed & Natural
bulletGuide Book - Wellington Rock


Access is unrestricted as the rock is located on a public beach.

Located about 15 minutes drive north of Wellington via State Highway 1, turning off at Porirua /Titahi Bay. Follow the road for about 4km past the sports fields, t intersection , TURN RIGHT and then FIRST LEFT. Drive over the cattle stops. 40 metres past the first huge (200m high plus) radio aerial is a car park on your left. Park here.  There are two access paths down to the beach.

bulletThe track north of the car park (50 metres) is the easiest track down - and has access to baby bottom area. However, at high tide you can not get further round to the other rocks.
bulletThe track to the west - 100 metres form the car park and down the gully. Main rock (nose and slab) are to the left at the bottom - or a small climb and traverse takes you to the best climbing areas - Seaward pinnacle and Lava Tora Wall.



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