View across Te Puna Inlet from the viewing platform on Tareha Pa
Image: Ross Davies | ©



Explore a fortified headland pa with commanding views of the western portion of the Bay of Islands.

At the tip of the headland is the Tareha lookout point that offers spectacular views of the Te Puna inlet and black rocks, Motupapa Island, Moturoa Island and the Kent passage. There are also two lovely beaches, perfect for relaxing or swimming.

Find things to do and places to stay Akeake Historic Reserve

Stop kauri disease and protect kauri

  • Scrub all soil off shoes and gear.
  • Use cleaning stations.
  • Always stay on the track.

How you can help save kauri


Pewhairangi / Bay of Islands Office
Phone:   0800 275 362
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   34 Landing Road
Kerikeri 0230
Postal Address:   PO Box 128
Kerikeri 0245
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