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Full Circle Walk – Walk 2 - BOI Walking Weekend


Sat 8 Oct 2016, 8:30am–2:30pm

Where: Russell Bowling Club, 5 Church Street, Russell, Russell, Bay of Islands

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $38.00 ($35.00 + $3.00 fees)
  • Eventfinda tickets no longer on sale

Listed by: steph9

Walk 2 - The Full Circle Walk – Russell to Paihia

Catch the passenger ferry from Russell to Paihia, stroll around the many points, beaches and bays with the matching changes of flora and fauna all the way to Opua. The inner bay landscape now hides history, lost to age in progress, army camps, boat building sites. There you catch the car ferry for a 5 minute crossing to Okiato, the site of New Zealand’s first capital. From Okiato you walk on boardwalks, encounter some challenging terrain and then settle into more stunning mangrove boardwalks, before following a small stretch of road back into Russell. Perrhaps you’ll recognise the birdsong, do keep an eye out for Weka between Okiato and Russell. Stop for a refreshment at Opua Store and Russell Garage.

6 Hours
17 kms
Please note: The Okiato to Orongo Bay walk is part of this walk
GRADE: hard
Sat 8th 8:30 am
Max. Walkers: 20
Category: Dog and family friendly. (All dogs must be kept on a lead at all times.)
All walks depart from the Russell Bowling Club in Russell. There are many walks to book on - so look at all the walks you can do over the 3 days. The walks are all guided and the guides are knowledgeable and passionate about the region.

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