Arohaki Lagoon
Image: Neil Hutton | ©



Arohaki Lagoon is one of the must see sites in the Whirinaki.

Impressive tawa/podocarp forest leads to a rain-fed waterway which is home to a number of rare birds.

Birdlife includes the blue duck/whio, North Island kākā, red and yellow crowned kākāriki, kiwi and kererū.

6 km return via same track

Walking and tramping

3 hr Easy: Walking track

Dog access

Dogs with a DOC permit only. Contact closest DOC office to get a permit. Other pets on conservation land rules.



DOC Customer Service Centre
Phone 0800 275 362
Address DOC offices
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