Spirits Bay

Visit Spirits Bay

A popular kiwi camping spot, the Spirits Bay campsite is a great place to get a way from it all and a good base from which to explore the Cape Reinga region.

Ripiro Beach

Walk the Kai Iwi Lakes Coastal Track

To be honest, this track isn’t a must-do, but if you’re visiting nearby Kai Iwi Lakes (you really should), consider this easy walk with it's little surprise.

Kai Iwi Lake, Pine Beach Campground - Northland

Camp at Kai Iwi Lakes

Kai Iwi Lakes is one of our favourite Northland campgrounds. You won't find clearer freshwater lakes to swim in than these upper North Island beauties.

Cape Brett Point

Cape Brett Track map

Planning on hiking the Cape Brett Track? Here is a topographical map of this 15 km / 9.3 mile route along with an elevation chart so you know what to expect.

Mount Manaia

Climb Mount Manaia

At 403m, a climb up Mount Manaia makes for an excellent workout and you'll be rewarded with panoramic views of Whangarei Harbour and nearby Bream Head.

Waipu Pancake rocks

Explore Waipu Cove

Did you know that the North Island has it's own version of Punakaiki's Pancake Rocks? Not as pretty but still worth a visit if you're in the Waipu area.

Mangawhai Beach

Walk the Mangawhai Cliffs Walkway

Explore the rugged coastline with it's secluded beaches and enjoy stunning clifftop views along this scenic loop walk just north of Mangawhai Heads Beach.