Whangarei Heads Area

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

Place overview


  • 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

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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.


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