Smuggler’s Bay Loop Track

As easy 3-km loop track from Busby Head to Smugglers Bay. Located in Bream Head Scenic Reserve, the walk commences from the carpark at the end of Urquharts Bay Road. Located on the beautiful Whangerei Peninsula, 40 minutes drive from central Whangerei. […]

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Ross Track (Glow Worms)

Not far from central Whangerei, a walk along up the Ross Track (at the top end of Dundas Road) can be interesting at night, as glow worms can be found alongside the route. You shouldn’t need to walk much more than a couple of hundred metres. […]

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Russell

A short ferry ride from Paihia will take you to historic Russell. This charming township dates back to the 19th century, a once notorious place known as the Hell Hole of the Pacific.”” […]

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Waipoua Kauri Forest

Located around 90 minutes from Paihia, Waipoua Kauri Forest is the oldest remaining stand of native forest in Northland, and is home to magnificent stands of tall kauri, rimu and northern rata. […]

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