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Urupukapuka Island - Walk 6 - BOI Walking Weekend

Urupukapuka Island - Walk 6 - BOI Walking Weekend

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  • Sat 8 Oct ’16, 8:30am – 2:30pm
  • Sun 9 Oct ’16, 8:30am – 2:30pm


Russell Bowling Club, 5 Church Street, Russell, Russell


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $53.00

Urupukapuka Island

Travel by commercial launch to Otehei Bay, getting a feel for the Bay of Islands as you venture into the inner islands where you will disembark at Urupukapuka Island. On this historical archaeological walk over the largest island in the Bay. The forest holds treasures of Project Island Song, North Island robin and saddleback are the jewels amongst the abundent tui and fantail population. From sheltered bays, ancient pa, a wildlife hide and created wetland, climb through regenerating Manuka forest to scintillating views along the impressive seaward coastline, while tucking into your lunch. Looping around the island with one view to Zane Grey’s campsite and the other out to the waters he fished, return for some refreshment from the restaurant before catching your vessel back to Russell.

$90 – GRADE: fairly hard
Sat 8th 8:30 am
Sun 9th 8:30 am
Category: Family friendly. Max Walkers: 20
6 Hours - 5 hours walking, 1 hour boat travel
11 kms
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.

Visit our website to see all the walks you can do www.boiwalkingweekend.co.nz

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