Introduction

Otawa Scenic Reserve in the Papamoa Hills contains attractive lowland forest dominated by tawa and rewarewa.

Place overview

Activities

  • Hunting
  • Walking and tramping

Find things to do and places to stay Otawa Scenic Reserve

About this place

Nature and conservation

Otawa Scenic Reserve contains attractive lowland forest dominated by tawa and rewarewa.

Getting there

Access to the reserve is from Te Puke Quarry Rd or from Manoeka Rd, off SH 2 between Te Puke and Papamoa.

The Te Puke Quarry Rd access crosses private farmed land via a formed track. A small car park marks the entrance. Please leave the farm gates as you find them, and keep to the track.

Know before you go

At the Manoeka Rd entrance, a picnic area near an old reservoir is accessible by people of most ages and abilities.

Contacts

Tauranga Office
Phone:   +64 7 578 7677
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   taurangainfo@doc.govt.nz
Address:   253 Chadwick Road West
Greerton West
Tauranga 3112
Postal Address:   PO Box 9003
Greerton West
Tauranga 3142
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