Tutukaka Head from the main track to the lighthouse
Image: Jaime Apolonio | Creative Commons



This short, easy walk leads to the coast and a lighthouse - it's a great option for kids.

Tutukaka Head has a number of good beaches and is a great place for swimming, boating, fishing, surfing and diving. The site’s main walking track leads to the Tutukaka Lighthouse.

2 km

Walking and tramping

1 hr 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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