Nga Tapuwae o Toi, or the "Footprints of Toi", is a walkway which captures the essence of the Whakatāne District. It includes pa sites of major historic significance, superb native forest, spectacular pohutukawa stands, unsurpassed coastal views, seabird colonies, forest birds in abundance, plantation forest and rural vistas.ENQUIRE VISIT WEBSITE
Time needed: 2 -3 hours
Start from Seaview Road in Whakatāne. This incredibly scenic walk includes ancient pa sites, native bush, stunning cliff top views and the beautiful Otarawairere Beach. A must for keen walkers.
Note that Otarawairere Beach is inaccessible on foot during high tide. Please check with the Whakatāne Visitor Information Centre for the latest tide information. You can also access tide tables at MetService.
If you are walking to Ōhope and wish to return to Whakatāne by bus, the Beach Hopper Bus can pick you up at the Ōhope Beach Haven store. Phone the Whakatāne Visitor Information Centre for bus times.
ph. 07 306 2030