Orokawa Scenic Reserve

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Orokawa Scenic Reserve has beautiful coastal views, good rock fishing and lovely picnic spots throughout.

Place overview


  • Fishing
  • Walking and tramping

Find things to do and places to stay Orokawa Scenic Reserve

About this place

Nature and conservation

Orokawa Scenic Reserve contains pohutukawa-fringed beaches and uncommon remnants of coastal forest.

History and culture

There are many historic pa sites.

Mine tunnels along the coast recall largely unsuccessful attempts to extract gold.

Getting there

Orokawa Scenic Reserve is  north of Waihi Beach, off State Highway 2 at the end of Waihi Beach Road.

Know before you go

Caution: The track entrance at Waihi Beach may be inaccessible at high tide.

Dogs, horses, vehicles (including bicycles and motorbikes), fires, removal of plants or animals, camping or hunting are not permitted.


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