Category: Surrounding Whangaroa Locations

Puketi Forest 21km Hike

Puketi Forest 21km Hike

Yesterday we participated in the annual fund raising hike through part of the Puketi Kauri Forest.  About a 40min drive from Waimanu Lodge. There were two options to choose from.  Either 12km or 21km.  A section of the track was closed which resulted in all of us having to walk 2km along the Waipapa River Read More
Puketi Forest Trust Kauri Challenge

Puketi Forest Trust Kauri Challenge

Day Walk Jan 26th 2019 Puketi Forest trust annual day walk through the beautiful Puketi Forest 21 and 12km options. This stunning walk is a fundraising event for the Puketi Forest Trust. The trust does predator control over 5500 hectares allowing bird and plant life to regenerate. Join us for this amazing day with complimentary Read More
Wairakau Stream/Lane Cove Walk

Wairakau Stream/Lane Cove Walk

Lane Cove/Duke’s Nose upgraded walk Northland Age Trampers and campers who head into scenic Lane Cove, on Whangaroa Harbour, this summer will be greeted by a spruced-up trampers hut, with fewer weeds and a well-marked track to the Duke’s Nose (the Kaiara Rocks), thanks to the Department of Conservation Women’s network. Lane Cove is one Read More
Kairara Rocks/Dukes Nose Hike

Kairara Rocks/Dukes Nose Hike

We did this hike in March of this year, leaving from Totara North.  Beautiful scenery along the track.  About 2hrs one way.  The Dukes Nose rock climb was not easy for me – I was right out of my comfort zone – but I did it.  The view from the top out to the Whangaroa Read More