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Activities at Doubtless Bay

Historic sites

Tracks and walks

Taumarumaru Scenic Reserve Walk

Dog walking

Dog walking is a popular activity with Doubtless Bay locals within the Taumarumaru Scenic Reserve, dogs are to be on a leash at all times.


Try your luck at fishing one of the local spots accessed through Taumaruaru Scenic Reserve, Chucks Cove or off the Mangonui Wharf.


You can hunt pigs and goats in the Far North East Coast hunting blocks. A permit is required.


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Weather for Kaitaia area - Northland rural forecast

NZ weather


DOC maps: Discover the outdoors - DOC's key places, campsites, tracks and huts, and visitor centres on a map

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Check, Clean, Dry between waterways and stop the spread of didymo.

Walking track categories


Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:
1. Plan your trip
2. Tell someone
3. Be aware of the weather
4. Know your limits
5. Take sufficient supplies

Alerts for Northland places

Tips for driving on unsealed roads


Kaitaia Office
Phone:      +64 9 408 6014
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