Tairua Bridge


Take a short walk to two stunning kauri trees, or a longer walk to the lonely grave of a sailor who drowned in Te Karo Bay in 1842.


Sailors Grave Memorial is for a sailor from HMS Tortoise who drowned in the surf in 1842.

Find things to do and places to stay Tairua area


Kauaeranga Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 7 867 9080
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   kauaerangavc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   995C Kauaeranga Valley Road
Thames 3577
Postal Address:   PO Box 343
Thames 3540
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