Jackson Bay Okahu walks
Walks range from the 20 minutes - 2hrs. Wharekai-Te Kou Walk (20mins) an interesting walk from sheltered Jackson Bay to the rocky shore at Ocean Beach is great for kids. Read stories about tidal pools and the life of the rocky shore.on interpretation panels. Explore the tidal pools but leave shellfish untouched. Return via the track. Smoothwater Bay Track (1 hr 30 min - 2 hr) This track offers a variety of terrain. For the first 45 minutes it follows an old pioneer's track until the Smoothwater River is reached. The more adventurous will continue down this clear-flowing river, keeping to the riverbed. The reward for 40 minutes of wet feet is the beauty and solitude of Smoothwater Bay. Lake Ellery Track (1–2 hr return) A pleasant 3 km return walk through beech forest, meandering alongside the Ellery Stream, to a glacier-formed lake.