Gilberd Bush Reserve

The track through the reserve has good views of the harbour, Matiu/Somes Island and the Orongorongo Range.

Gilberd Bush Reserve
Gilberd Bush Reserve

Location: Newlands

Entrance and exit points: Ladbrooke Drive, Bayswater Place and Fernhaven Grove.

Brief description: This bush-clad Newlands gully has a wide, well-formed track which gently zig-zags down from the highest point at Ladbrooke Grove, then crosses the gully to the entrances at Bayswater Place and Fernhaven Grove. 

Parking:  Parking on street

Accessibility: Well-graded track with a couple of steeper sections. Suitable for buggies.

Dogs: Dogs must be kept on a leash.

Features: There is a lookout point downhill from the Fernhaven Grove entrance.

Mountain biking: Permitted.

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