View of Russell area

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Introduction

Short walks in the Russell area provide stunning views over the Bay of Islands. There are also opportunites to explore historic Maori 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 cleaning 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 Russell area

About this place

Places to go

Visit one of the historic reserves in the area:

 

Contacts

Pewhairangi / Bay of Islands Office
Phone:   +64 9 407 0300
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   bayofislandsbooking@doc.govt.nz
Address:   34 Landing Road
Kerikeri 0230
Postal Address:   PO Box 128
Kerikeri 0245
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