Responsible Visitor

Plan your trip

  • Choose the walk that suits the fitness levels in your group

Tell someone

  • Let someone know where you are going and give an expected return time.

Keep to the marked tracks

  • Some of the walks have rocky outcrops with steep drop offs so keep to the marked tracks and supervise children
  • Keep away from any predator traps for your safety
  • Read the signs and information boards at the beginning of the tracks

Take some supplies

  • Water bottle
  • Snacks for the longer walks
  • Wear sturdy shoes with good grip
  • A bag for your rubbish
  • Sweaters/raincoats in case the weather changes
  • Cellphone – there is good coverage throughout the reserve
  • Remember your camera!

Be aware of the weather

  • Check the forecast
  • Note that the tracks can be slippery after rain

Look after Bream Head Scenic Reserve

  • Don’t light fires
  • Take your rubbish home

Sorry, no dogs allowed

  • Whangarei Heads is a kiwi sanctuary, so no dogs are permitted in the reserve or on any DOC tracks in Whangarei Heads.