We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Lovely little walk

Enjoyed my 1 hour walk past quaint houses and extensive views of the bay. A bit up and down giving... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
Fantastic easy walk with great views

So much to see on this walk. Learn about the history of the area and have a wonderful stroll around... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Megan A
Northland Region, New Zealand
via mobile
Read all 22 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good60%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pa site” (2 reviews)
“walk up” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Mangonui, New Zealand
Write a ReviewReviews (22)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 20 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed my 1 hour walk past quaint houses and extensive views of the bay. A bit up and down giving you a short and sweet workout.

Thank 563brigitteh
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

So much to see on this walk. Learn about the history of the area and have a wonderful stroll around the village. Approx 1.5 hours at a leisurely pace. Two parts that are a bit steep but there is other routes to take for it...More

Thank Megan A
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Have done this walk on our last Visit to Mangonui three years ago! Repeated the walk three times this visit. Slight hill climb, great bit of exercise! Lovely trees and plants that are grown on the walk at also makes it interesting. Lovely completing the...More

Thank lindiloo3
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Loved following this trail and there are so many interesting spots with incredible views.The history of the wee town is huge and you get to walk up to the old Pa site where the view of Doubtless Bay is extensive. A lovely town to walk...More

Thank PennyPie
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A local Mangonui resident took me on this walk on a sunny day. What a wonderful experience. A quick trek through a bush and up the local roads .. a visit to the old schoolhouse.. an easy short climb up the Pa ..

1  Thank countrywriter
Reviewed 3 March 2017

A very cute walk showing old buildings and heritage of the area - if you like history its worth it. The area also had superb beaches - nice cafes and is very scenic. I would suggest tourists would love this area - I'm a kiwi...More

1  Thank Kerry S
Reviewed 11 December 2016

A pleasant way to explore this quaint little harbour full of history. Not entirely on the level for the older tourists but still manageable by most if you take your time. Some of the views make it well worthwhile.

1  Thank JohnPaul1950
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This trail gives a great overview of the history of the area and includes some wonderful old buildings. A good walk.

Thank Terence M
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Really interesting history of place. There were some good historic photose in theFresh and Tasty of the place in early times. Mill Bay has many good little plaques which are worth the time to read

1  Thank Keith F
Reviewed 7 September 2016

we mainly drove and checked off places from the guide (downloaded before we got there, but available in the village) nice to find out who used to live and work in the various well maintained buildings.

1  Thank Corinne J
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Mangonui Heritage Trail staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines