Whinray Scenic Reserve Track
Located in Whinray and Motu Scenic Reserves in the East Coast region
IntroductionView the spectacular Motu Falls from the car park and picnic area, or walk along an old coach road through native forest - suitable for all ages.
Time: 30 min
From the car park on Motu Falls Road, cross the swingbridge and walk as far as you wish along an old coach road. The track passes through native forest and over numerous small streams.
Time: 2 hr 30 min
Walk across the reserve from the car park on Marumoko Road to the Motu Falls car park. The walk from this end is an easy, downhill gradient and is suitable for all ages.
Whinray Scenic Reserve is 87 km from Gisborne, halfway between Opotiki and Gisborne. The car park on Motu Falls Road is 5 km past the Motu township. The reserve can also be accessed from Marumoko Road.
The track is well benched but you may see triangles of various colours off to the side of the track. These indicate biodiversity work areas and are not walking tracks, don't follow these.