Puketi Forest
Image: Laura Honey


Podocarps and kauri are home to many rare native birds in Northland's Puketi and Omahuta Forests. The forests provide a range of walking, tramping and camping opportunities.

Find things to do and places to stay Puketi and Omahuta Forests

The old logging roads within the forests are suitable for adventurous mountain biking. Biking is permitted on the Pirau Ridge Road.

Stop kauri dieback and protect kauri
  • Kauri dieback disease is spread through soil.
  • Scrub soil off shoes and gear and check it's all removed before you go.
  • Use a cleaning station when you enter and leave.
  • Always stay on the track.

How you can help save kauri


Pewhairangi / Bay of Islands Office
Phone:   +64 9 407 0300
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   bayofislandsbooking@doc.govt.nz
Address:   34 Landing Road
Kerikeri 0230
Postal Address:   PO Box 128
Kerikeri 0245
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