Imagine stunning scenery, waterfalls, rare birdlife and giant 1000 year old trees. The Whirinaki Forest is simply the best example of lowland podocarp forest left on earth. These forests are renowned for ancient trees, rich biodiversity and stunning scenery.
Whirinaki Forest Park forms a boundary between the exotic Kaingaroa pine plantations to the west and Te Urewera National Park to the east. The Forest Park stretches over 55,000 ha from near Murupara in the north to the Napier-Taupo highway in the south.
This walk is regarded by hikers as one of New Zealand’s best one day walks.
Snacks, lunch and transport are included, together with central Rotorua accommodation pick up and drop off. A moderate level of fitness is required for this trip although no hiking experience is necessary.
Duration: 7 hours
Price: from £180 per person
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