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

    How you can help save kauri

Find things to do and places to stay Russell Forest and Ngaiotonga Scenic Reserve


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