Arohaki Lagoon
Image: Neil Hutton | ©

Introduction

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

Highlights

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 the relevant DOC office to obtain a permit.

Video

Contacts

Whakatane Office
Phone:   +64 7 307 2770
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   easternbop@doc.govt.nz
Address:   9 Louvain Street
Whakatane
Postal Address:   P O Box 457
Whakatane
3120
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