Maraetai and Whitford Forests are located in East Auckland on the Pohutukawa Coast.
Whitford forest is currently closed but Maraetai is open and can be accessed with a permit from PCBC 24/7.
Maraetai Forest Access:
End of Rewa Road in Maraetai (note: parking is limited on Rewa Road, however there is plenty of parking at the Beach.)
End of Okaroro Drive, via access road to Watercare’s wastewater treatment plant (please follow signage and do not go into the treatment plant). Please adhere to the no parking signs and stay clear of entrance ways to farm gates. DOGS ARE NOT ALLOWED at this entrance.