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Great Walks Near Russell

In and around Russell

Scenic walks for between half an hour to a couple of hours directly accessible from Russell village. Some involve moderate to steep but short hill climbs.

Kororareka (Russell) Beach
Korerareka Reserve
Te Maiki (Flagstaff) Hill
Fladgate Reserve and Waihihi Bay (Brick Bay)

Russell Township
Matauwhi Bay/Lemon Tree Track
Long Beach Walkway and Long Beach via Zigzag Track, Oneroa Road and Track
Long Beach and Waitata Bay (Donkey Bay)

Russell Details ...

A few minutes drive

These walks are accessible within a few minutes drive from Russell.

Tapeka Beach
Tapeka Point
Tapeka: Rocky Bay

Te Wahapu - Tore Tore Island

Okiato to Russell Walkway
  Pipiroa Beach to Aucks Road
  Aucks Road to Te Wahapu Road
  Te Wahapu Road to Orongo Bay Homestead

Nearby Walk Details ...

Within 30 minutes drive

A little further away and, excepting the two Kauri forest walks, generally longer walks.

Opua to Pahia coastal walkway

Pahia Forest walk

Kauri Grove and Twin Bole Kauri walks

Russell State Forest


Cape Brett Walkway

Longer Walk Details ...

Dog-friendly walks

Department of Conservation administered reserves near Russell are mostly off-limits to dogs due to Kiwi habitat protection policies.

Walks that dog-owners can enjoy with their "best friend" are:

Kororareka Beach
Matauwhi Bay/town tracks
Long Beach, Donkey Bay, Long Beach Walkway, Oneroa Road
Tapeka Beach, Tapeka Point, Tapeka: Rocky Bay
Toretore Island
Okiato to Russell Walkway
Opua to Pahia