1 hr 40 mins, easy difficulty
About the trail
3.4 km one way. return via same track.
The Motutara Recreation Reserve lies halfway between Russell and Whangārei. At the reserve you’ll find several small beaches and some good fishing and diving spots.
Dog friendly: No
Things to know
Take care, as there is limited roadside parking. Wasps and wasp nests may be present in this area. Leave gates as you find them. Northland reserve bylaws apply to Motutara Recreation Reserve.