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| Puketi Kauri Forest, Kerikeri, New Zealand
+64 9-407 0300
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very easy walking, good information boards and some wonderfully huge kauri trees.peaceful, enjoyable,

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HKinsey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed very much this well kept trail with a lot of informations about the wildlife and plants which grow in this area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Monika K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this forrest is so close to town and aneasy walk to see and get the felling of these big old trees. special place to think ab out what nz is about.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sandrasG6622AO
Reviewed 5 November 2018

This tour was part of our bus tour we had booked on our cruise ship. We sure enjoyed communing with nature and seeing the baby Kauri trees along with the elders of 1,500 to 2,000 years old. The guide was very informative and we enjoyed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Monte D
Reviewed 13 October 2018

There are a lot of walks in the forest and the nature trail is the shortest of them (about 45 minutes). The tress and the diversity of flora is great. They have also done a really good job on name plagues for the different plants....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank New_South_Woodies
Reviewed 21 August 2018

If you are a major fan of Kauri trees and beautiful New Zealand forests, and you have visited the major, more easily accessible and more touristy groves, Puketi is well worth a visit. It is a bit "out of the way." You must drive on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

As it was late-ish when we arrived at the Kauri Walk, we decided to just do the short boardwalk option. It was an easy walk on a well maintained boardwalk. The short walk was not on the map shown at the entrance, but you can't...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Sue H
Reviewed 1 May 2018

They are big, really big, no really they are majestic. The walkway opens out to vistas of huge kauris, and the imagination takes over, and suggests what must have been here prior to European settlement. Brilliant.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed 9 April 2018

This walk starts from Puketi Forest Recreation area.Car parking, Toilets and Camp Site. Interesting assortment of trees and plants but very little information.Signage is not good and easy to get lost as we found out.There is a viewing platform to view the Kauri trees but...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank onholidayalways
Reviewed 31 March 2018

We loved this forest walk. Our guide, Anne-Marie, originally from Germany, was first-rate. She was very knowledgeable and her enthusuasm was infectious. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Maureen G
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22 August 2018|
Response from Sue H | Reviewed this property |
We came in from the town of Kerikeri on Pungarere Road. The road is gravel, but not unsafe. We parked and just crossed the road and less than 50 metres was the smaller boardwalk loop. There is a larger walk (which we didn't... More