Russell Nature Walks - Ecology Walk

Enjoy a relaxed, informative walk in a Private Forest and Kiwi Conservation Area with your friendly, qualified guides: Lisette and Eion. We are only 2.5km from Russell, in the beautiful Bay of Islands. Great for all ages & not to be missed!


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Gain an insight into the Ecology and Conservation of New Zealand’s native species while enjoying this relaxed walk with friendly, knowledgeable guides. This is great for all ages and has something for everyone! Get close to rare Weka. See or hear other birds like tui, warblers, fantails & fernbirds. Learn about native plants and their uses. Hunt for Weta (the gentle giants of the insect world). Understand the conservation challenges facing native wildlife and what we are doing to protect it.

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Walks last 2 hours and we specialise in small groups (maximum 8). Every ticket sold contributes to our Conservation Project.

Our private Forest and Kiwi Conservation Area is only 2.5 km from Russell, in the beautiful Bay of Islands.


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Physical address

Russell Nature Walks - Ecology Walk, 6080 Russell Whakapara Road, Russell, Northland, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Daily at 10am and at other times by arrangement
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Nov, Dec

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
35 km from Bay of Islands Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
15 minute ferry trip to Paihia.
Proximity to town:
2.5km from Russell

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $55.00
(16 year(s) and under)
Other charges:
Family Rate (2 adults + 2 children): $135. 10% Discount for groups of 4 or more adults. We can arrange transport for an additional charge.
Further pricing information:
Our walks are suitable for most fitness levels but there are steps. Please wear shoes (not jandals) and clothing appropriate for the weather.

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