Tairua Bridge

Image: Russell Street | Creative Commons

Introduction

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.

Highlights

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

Place overview

Activities

  • Walking and tramping

In this section

Find things to do and places to stay Tairua area

About this place

Getting there

Access the walks in this area from SH25 north of Tairua.

Contacts

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
Hauraki Office
Phone:   +64 7 867 9180
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   thames@doc.govt.nz
Address:   3/366 Ngati Maru Highway (SH25)
Thames 3500
Postal Address:   PO Box 343
Thames 3540
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