Piroa Falls

Introduction

Enjoy picturesque falls and walking tracks. Camp by a sandy surf beach. Explore limestone caves, complete with glow worms.

Find things to do and places to stay Waipu area

Dolphin and whale-watching can be done in the area.

An estuary near the mouth of the Waipu River is good for bird-watching, with many waders including the NZ dotterel, oyster catchers and fairy terns.

Explore limestone caves with stalagtites, stalagmites and glow worms near the entrance on the Waipu Caves Track.

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

Contacts

Whangarei Office
Phone:   +64 9 470 3300
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   whangarei@doc.govt.nz
Address:   2 South End Ave
Raumanga
Whangarei 0110
Postal Address:   PO Box 842
Whangarei 0140
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