Northland

Northland

Puketotara Bypass - OPEN

Northern Start
Puketi Recreation Centre, Waiare Road
Southern End
Junction of Kerikeri River and SH10
Distance
19km
Time
4.5hr
Track Standard
Road margin   Footpath   Easy tramping track   Tramping track   Route   Mixed grade  
Potential Hazards
  • Vehicles on road or track
  • Track exposed to sun, wind or cold
  • Few water sources
Description
(North to South)

From the Puketi Recreation Centre, follow Waiare Rd south for 4.5km. 
Turn east onto Puketotara Rd for 13.5km to SH 10.
Turn north on SH10 for 600m.
On the eastern side of the road, just over the bridge and on the north banks of the Kerikeri River is the picnic layover (no facilities). 

The file does not exist

Amenities
(Start)
  • Standard Campsite DoC “standard” campsite & cabins (water, toilets, BBQ, cold showers). Cabins can be booked through DoC, Bay of Islands Tel: +9 407-0300
  • Accommodation Puketi Hut (with mod cons) – can be booked through DoC, Bay of Islands Tel: +9 407-0300
Amenities
(End)
  • Carpark
  • Picnic area
Closest Town(s)
Kerikeri
Managed by
Te Araroa Trust
Northern Start
Puketi Recreation Centre, Waiare Road
Southern End
Junction of Kerikeri River and SH10
Distance
19km
Time
4.5hr
Track Standard
Road margin   Footpath   Easy tramping track   Tramping track   Route   Mixed grade  
Description
(North to South)

From the Puketi Recreation Centre, follow Waiare Rd south for 4.5km. 
Turn east onto Puketotara Rd for 13.5km to SH 10.
Turn north on SH10 for 600m.
On the eastern side of the road, just over the bridge and on the north banks of the Kerikeri River is the picnic layover (no facilities). 

Potential Hazards
  • Vehicles on road or track
  • Track exposed to sun, wind or cold
  • Few water sources
Description
(North to South)

From the Puketi Recreation Centre, follow Waiare Rd south for 4.5km. 
Turn east onto Puketotara Rd for 13.5km to SH 10.
Turn north on SH10 for 600m.
On the eastern side of the road, just over the bridge and on the north banks of the Kerikeri River is the picnic layover (no facilities). 

The file does not exist

Amenities
(Start)
  • Standard Campsite DoC “standard” campsite & cabins (water, toilets, BBQ, cold showers). Cabins can be booked through DoC, Bay of Islands Tel: +9 407-0300
  • Accommodation Puketi Hut (with mod cons) – can be booked through DoC, Bay of Islands Tel: +9 407-0300
Amenities
(End)
  • Carpark
  • Picnic area
Closest Town(s)
Kerikeri
Managed by
Te Araroa Trust