Te Araroa – Day 16

Paihia to Doc Campsite in Russel Forest - 34km (279 km total) The km for today does not match the total. The trail notes for this section are based on kayaking from Opua to Waikare. However, it cost $90 to kayak, so I chose the $1 ferry across to Okiato and then a 19km road … Continue reading Te Araroa – Day 16

Te Araroa – Day 13

Kerikeri to Paihia - 26km (253km total) I had a couple of errands to do in Kerikeri, so I took advantage of the free Wifi at MacDonalds and had breakfast there, while waiting for the shops to open. It was 10am before I started hiking. It was a short walk out of Kerikeri and then … Continue reading Te Araroa – Day 13