Whangarei Heads Area

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Introduction

Enjoy spectacular coastal views on the tracks in the Whangārei Heads area. Access World War II and historic Māori sites.

Place overview

Activities

  • Walking and tramping
  • 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 hygiene station when you enter and leave.
    • Always stay on the track.

    How you can help save kauri

In this section

Find things to do and places to stay Whangārei Heads area

About this place

Getting there

Whangārei Heads is 27 km south east of Whangārei. Leave Whangārei on Riverside Drive and continue onto Onerahi Rd. At the roundabout turn onto Whangārei Heads Rd.

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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