Whitireia Road, Titahi Bay
The main entrance to the park is via Whitireia Rd Titahi Bay. Turn off State Highway 1 at Porirua and follow Titahi Bay Road, to the end of Main Road, turn right into Bay Drive and then left into Thornley Street. Thornley St becomes Transmitter St, then turn left into Whitireia Road to enter the park.
For more information about other entrances check the Getting there tab in left hand menu.
6am till 6pm (winter), 6am till 9pm (summer)
Dogs are welcome.
Radio New Zealand has received weather forecast information advising that wind gust speeds forecast from late Saturday (21 January) night peaking around midday Sunday (22 January) are in excess of the safety threshold of 140km/h and may affect the aerial mast in Whitireia Park
The park gates will be locked at 9:00pm Saturday 21 January and will reopen on Monday 23 January once we have the all clear from RNZ’s engineers provided the mast inspection undertaken following the weather event is all clear.
“Park Closed" signs will be posted at entry points to the park and a security patrol will be onsite through the closure period.
We advise caution in areas of landslides as the ground around them is still unstable and could slip further in heavy rain.
Fireworks are prohibited in all Regional Parks and Forest areas.
Whitireia Park is a headland with commanding views over Mana Island, Porirua Harbour and its surrounding area. The park comprises around 180 hectares of predominantly open space grasslands with a remnant patch of native bush. It provides leisure activities such as fishing, mountain biking, horse riding, rock climbing and walking. The park also provides a unique opportunity for people to undertake a variety of leisure activities in or on the water including swimming, kite surfing and diving.
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