Enjoy stunning native bush and majestic kauri trees in Ngaitonga Scenic Reserve. There are stunning views of the Bay of Islands from the Te Ranga Trig in Russell Forest.

Place overview


  • Hunting
  • Walking and tramping
  • Kauri dieback
    Help stop kauri dieback

    Kauri dieback disease is killing our native kauri. It spreads by soil movement, but you can help prevent it.

    • Stay away from kauri tree roots.
    • Clean your gear before and after visiting kauri forest.

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    Kerikeri 0230
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