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Drive or hike from the Village of Russell to the top of Flagstaff hill for a spectacular view of the Bay of Islands, Waitangi, Russell, Paihia, and the open ocean beyond. It’s often windy, so dress accordingly and give yourself time to read the plaques...More
The scrub around the notorious flagpole has recently been removed affording sensational views of the Bay of Islands.
There is now an app which is free to download Hikoi Tahi walking tours which people may find hugely informative.
Hope to be back one day soon.
This is a good stop just for the photo opportunity let alone the flagstaff history. You can drive up and it’s only a short walk to either the flagstaff and the sundial. On a nice day, the views across the bay (to Waitangi even) are...More
We drove to the lookout, mainly because the weather was bad and once up there we didn't get very good views either. Decided we'd go back the next morning on our way out of town, so we drove up again. Second time weather was better...More
The walk up the hill on the road is lovely through the greenery and ogling other peoples' houses and the last section up steps can be possibly slippery so take care. You can also drive up close to the Flagstaff which might make it easier....More