White Pine Bush Scenic Reserve Walk
Kahikatea (white pine) is the predominant feature in this 19 ha of bush while a stand of nikau palms provide their own unique natural beauty.
A picturesque stream and small waterfall are both visible from the track—sometimes small fish, eels and koura (freshwater crayfish) can be seen.
Time: 30 min
Distance: 800 m
The short loop track has a grade and surface suitable for people using wheelchairs. This 650 m path, which takes in much that the reserve has to offer, should be completed in an anticlockwise direction.
About halfway along the track, there are table and chairs, a perfect spot to sit and listen to the songs of native birds while enjoying a picnic lunch.
Time: 40 min
Distance: 1.6 km
Follow the longer loop track to see some large kahikatea and a great view over parts of the reserve. This section of track is not suitable for wheelchairs.
White Pine Bush Scenic Reserve is 30 km north of Napier on SH2.