Walk further afield
more than one hour
This track is rough and ready. Follow around the rocky coast from Pukerua Bay, fringed by shingle beaches and steep slopes above. You may have to scramble over rocks or slog over shingle banks in places. Wairaka Point is a feature, with rocky islets and sometimes a stray seal.
In one of the largest remaining areas of kohekohe forest in New Zealand, Hemi Matenga Scenic Reserve offers lush native bush and gorgeous views. Walking options vary from easy to advanced.
Less than one hour
A family-friendly beautiful bush walk through a stand of stunning nīkau palm trees, just off the old State Highway Road. The lower part of the walk can be enjoyed by anyone.