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We loved everything about our experience in the Puketi Forest. Ian’s passion for the trees, fauna and flora of his forest is contagious. The whole family enjoyed the walk, the deep knowledge imparted and the beauty of the majestic trees. The Kauri trees are simply...More
Thank you so much for the fabulous review, most of all, we are glad you enjoyed it.
We spent two nights at the Puketi Heights B&B. Barbara was the perfect host and the B&B very comfortable, guests even have their own living area and access to a spa pool. Barbara is very friendly and even made us a delicious antipasti platter on...More
Thank you very much for your review, we loved having you.
Went on the afternoon half day walk, just the two of us. Didn't really know what to expect, but it certainly surpassed any expectations we may have had. It was fascinating to learn more about the forest and the flora and fauna in it, and...More
Thank you very much, a pleasure having you in Puketi Kauri rain forest.
Since it's still off season, I reached out to Barbara to ask about availability. She was kind enough to host us at their B&B despite not being open yet for the season! So nice! The accommodation is lovely - clean, spacious, cozy. Bathroom is really...More
Thank you so much for your review. We loved having you.
What a fabulous experience! We did the night walk with Ian and what a knowledgeable and nice person. We learnt all about the forest, the birds (didnt see any but it was pitch black), the bees and everything inbetween. We also saw lots of creepy...More
Thank you for the Review. The Night walk is our Signature walk.
Even though our ship was late Ian was there waiting and greeted us with a smile. While all the passengers were herded like cattle onto buses, we jumped in Ian's vehicle for a scenic ride to the forest. We avoided all tourists and enjoyed our...More
Thank you for the review.We are very lucky the Forest has trails that are unknown to the Tourists.
The hike was great and having Ian as a guide was the best. He is so knowledgeable about the entire forest. His knowledge of the Flora, fauna, management of the forest made the hiking experience so worthwhile. The Kauri trees were fabulous. Birds are plentiful...More
Thank you for the review.Awesome that you had the best hiking experience.
I am a solo traveller so a well organised , informative tour was my need. This was fulfilled in every way from the moment I was met by Barbara and Ian and taken to meet Helen , my guide for the forest walk. Helen 's...More
Thank you for your review, our guides are well versed in the flora, fauna and history of the Pu.keti forest