Johnson Reserve

Welcome Bay's Nature Walk

The Beautiful Johnson Reserve

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There are various tracks to choose from within this small scale scenic reserve known as Johnson Reserve. The several paths and trails take you through different areas of native bush, small streams, and open grassy areas. All levels of walkers will enjoy this moderately easygoing trail. You will find there are several directional options along your way and the tracks are easily accessible all year-round.

This local Reserve is a great place for a walk or picnic. Those who wish to explore the reserve in depth can take the longer track in the park.

Johnson Reserve Walkway

Johnson Reserve in Welcome Bay, Tauranga

If you’re interested in taking a nature walk or exploring the natural wonders of the city, Johnson Reserve in Welcome Bay is the perfect place to start. It is a great place for an excellent family walk.

This fantastic Reserve Loop track is a 4.2 kilometer, moderately trafficked loop trail.

This reserve features a great forest setting where you find yourself following streams, wetland areas and more. These tracks and loops are suitable for all skill levels. The reserve offers a number of different directional options and is accessible all year-round.

If you are planning to take a bike tour of the area, there are several things you should know first. Here are some highlights of this Reserve in Welcome Bay. You can also learn more about the Waipuna Park, which are also great places to run or walk.

In addition, check out the new underpass in the area. We’ll also explain the new directional options, and tell you about the many attractions found on the reserve.

The reserve itself can be accessed from multiple points around Welcome Bay.

The tracks throughout the Reserve follow streams, wetland areas, native bush and open grassed areas.

These tracks are a combination of flats, steps and small hills.

There are tracks without steps which are great for cycling along and allow for complete loops.

Walking time:
It would be best to leave about 2 hours to explore this Reserve completely. Roughly 40 minutes will allow you to walk from James Cook Drive through Johnson Reserve to Victory St, or you can simply complete the smaller loops.

Access Points To Johnson Reserve

The access points to this reserve can be located on the following streets in Welcome Bay, Tauranga:

  • Waipuna Park
  • Welcome Bay Rd 
  • Victory St
  • Pelorus St
  • Ridgemount Terrace

Map and Directions for Johnson Reserve

Johnson Reserve Image Gallery

A wonderful gallery of a beautiful walking track in Welcome Bay, Tauranga. Take a look through the images below of this awesome walking track.

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