Flagstaff Hill Track
Image: Jaime Apolonio | Creative Commons



Enjoy 360 degree views of the Bay of Islands from this important historic site - the Union Jack was first flown here in 1840, then chopped down four times up till 1845 as a symbolic gesture against British rule.

2.5 km loop

Walking and tramping

30 min Easy: Walking track

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


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Phone 0800 275 362
Email bayofislands@doc.govt.nz
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