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Waipoua Forest Kauri Tour - Mydo New Zealand

1A John Street, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-415 8787
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Very busy but definitely worth visiting just to see Tane Mahuta -the worlds largest known kauri... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lake District, United Kingdom
Much bigger in real life than photos can show.

The tree is HUGE. Photos just dont do it justice...You have to go and see it yourself! I been there... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
Yana G
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1A John Street, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-415 8787

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy but definitely worth visiting just to see Tane Mahuta -the worlds largest known kauri tree awe inspiring in its size and the Maori mythology that surrounds it.

Thank BWandJW
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The tree is HUGE. Photos just dont do it justice...You have to go and see it yourself! I been there twice. And would visit again.

Thank Yana G
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

We were driving the north west coast which winds around a lot with lots of forest to see. From the south, you first come across the forest station about half a km from the main road. Unfortunately it was shut so we didn't get to...More

Thank mca976
Reviewed 2 March 2016

A Maori guide took us into the forest and explained the ecological system that keeps the giant trees alive and happy.Agreat experience as he both prayed and sang to this giant tree of the forest,well worth a visit.

Thank bigglesStrathaven
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Very interesting visit - it is amazing to see trees so big, they almost don't seem real. There was a Maori guide there to tell us all about them. There are washrooms here and a picnic area but not a lot of parking spaces.

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

The park and it's paths are spotless and very well maintained the area is very impressive and the forest is amazing with the end coming to the falls which are most amazing it is a gem of a place and I would recommend it to...More

Thank Sean B
Reviewed 14 February 2015

A tour through this old growth forest is really awe inspiring. The trees are the second largest in the world. They have been preserved in ancient forests. The walk is worth every minute and every dollar to learn about the forest plants and animals. It's...More

1  Thank Vickie S
Reviewed 6 January 2015

We've been for the second time here recently and still find it fascinating. There are 2 places close to each other. One with car park and toilette where you can find the biggest kauri. Second place its less the 1 km away and you can...More

2  Thank Felice_8884
Reviewed 27 November 2014 via mobile

These giants are as old as Christianity, think on that as you stand in their shadows and feel humbled by their enormity. Father of the forest is so wide it looks like a cliff face at first glance. amazing nature.

Thank Luke S
Reviewed 26 February 2013

We took this twilight tour with Matthew a Maori guide with a pick up at 6 p.m from Hokianga. We were completely surprised at this night time walk , not at all strenous that lasted 4 hours from pick up to return through the forest...More

1  Thank jeff B
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I am considering doing this trip from Auckland in February - I'd like to know what's included, how long is it etc. It's just me so I can tag along with others quite happily but I only have one day - 18th Feb. thanks
23 November 2015|
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Do your tours pick up at downtown Auckland hotels? How long does he tour last? Is lunch provided? thanks!
15 July 2015|
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