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Egmont national park is just a stunning place, you could easily spend a full day or two exploring it! You'll know the goblin forest when you see it! And it's absolutely enchanting; the twisted trees covered in thick moss...it is really other worldly. We spent...More
To be fair this is a delightful walk. However the “goblin forest” part of the walk is so like all the delightful bush walks in the bush in New Zealand, we found the name a little unnecessary. Most of the bush paths we trod on...More
This is actually part of the larger "Walk" and is not really marked or signed as "The Goblin Forest" but you will know it when you are there. Could be a bit spooky for a small child but for a normal, sane person it is...More
This attraction is part of the Wilkies Pools track from the DOC visitors centre at Dawson Falls in the Mt Taranaki National Park.
The track has recently been boardwalked so is suitable for all abilities right up to Wilkies Pools which is a river cascading...More
The walk was magical. There were so many birds there all making their presence known by song and actions. The plants were amazing and the walk ended with a magnificent view of the mountain over the swamp
i actually walk the enchanted trail and all in all it took me around 4 hours. The swing bridge was pretty nerve wracking!
The entire place can be imagined through a Lord of the Rings 'lens' so if you wish to immerse yourself in that...More
We drove up as far as the Stratford Plateau, although I think you can start over by Dawsons falls. Use the bathroom at the Stratford Mountain House down the road because there are no toilets at the Plateau car park. We walked through the bush...More
Great walk for any time of the year.
On a hot day the forest provides a cooling shade, or shelter from the wind, or cover from the rain. All the trees have character and the track is accessible for most.