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Address: 476 Puketi Road, Okaihau 0475, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9 401 9095
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Magical Experience

Hiking in Puketi was just amazing and Ian was friendly and very knowlegable about the area. The sights were undescribable walking along a path through an ancient forest of Kauri... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Russell, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Hiking in Puketi was just amazing and Ian was friendly and very knowlegable about the area. The sights were undescribable walking along a path through an ancient forest of Kauri tree's and so many other interesting sights and sounds of flora and fauna including listening to the songs of the native birds. And an added surprise was the yummy home... More 

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KAURITREE, Owner at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Thank you.This time of the year with the changing seasons,the forest has many different sights and sounds. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Our hike with Ian was a wonderful and informative adventure. Barb and Ian were both generours with their time and helpful as needed. Ian’s family has owned adjacent property for decades. He grew up wandering these forests, leaving a personal attachment to this land including the Puketi Forest. His passion for conserving wildlife is infectous. Learning about trapping stoats and... More 

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KAURITREE, Owner at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Thank you.We like to make all visitors feel relaxed and share our passion for the forest. More 

New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My son doesn't even really like the dark, but we decided to take our chance on a night walk thinking "When will we ever been in the New Zealand forest again?" It is a testament to guide Ian's good humor and critter spotting ability that we all had a lovely time tromping through the dark for hours, spotting owls and... More 

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KAURITREE, Owner at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Thank you.The night walk is suitable for all ages and abilities. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Guided tour (Jan 2015) through the forest with very passionate and informed Guides. Ancient Kauri trees are amazing, would like to go back and do the night walk. Good walking shoes, water and a rain jacket when under the canopy are advised. Tour starts with a Bus trip to get there and morning tea at the Guides property (which has... More 

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KAURITREE, Owner at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Thank you ,good information for future cruise ship guests. More 

Stroud, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

From the initial contact through to the final fair wells Barbara, Ian & Helen were very friendly & have an obvious love for the forest. The night walk was fascinating and Ian provided the kind knowledge that can only be gained by growing up experiencing the forest. Similarly Helen exuded her joy & knowledge of the forest on the day... More 

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KAURITREE, Owner at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Thank you.We all love the forest and sharing it with interested people. More 

Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Excellent rainforest walks, the staff were very friendly and extremely knowledgeable, telling us everything about the trees and animals, how they were used in the past, etc. The walk was wonderful, very easy going, with lots of good photo opportunities. Loved the forest, had so much life and beauty.

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Thank you ,our staff are all locals and have good knowledge of the forest past and present. More 

Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I went on a twilight forest walk last week with Ian. He was so knowledgeable and we learnt a lot!!! Ian is very personable and it was such a pleasure spending time with someone who knows his stuff and is so very clearly passionate about not only conserving the area but also sharing it with others, he is a true... More 

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KAURITREE, Owner at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Thanks for the inspiring thoughts, Puketi forest is a very special forest. More 

Magdeburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The Puketi Forest is an awesome place in the Northland of New Zealand you have to see. Although the weather was horrible we had a lot of fun while on the tour. It was a real adventure in great nature. Ian, the guide, is very nice and knows an answer for every question. Now I'm an expert for kauri trees,... More 

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KAURITREE, Owner at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

The summer rain brings the forest to its best,flowers and insects at night. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Excellent walk in the Puketi Forest with Ian who is an absolutely passionate guide. You'll learn a lot about fauna and flora with him. You will see the giant Kauri Trees. Really really impressive !! Go for it !

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KAURITREE, Owner at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Puketi Forest is one of the largest Kauri forests left in New Zealand. More 

San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My husband, self and 4 children (12, 10, 7 and 5) recently did the combo hike. Barbara was very efficient and enthusiastic with the booking and Ian was a fabulous guide. Ian has a deep knowledge of the forest, and his love of it is obvious as he guided us through the forest. We learned a lot, and truly enjoyed... More 

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KAURITREE, Owner at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

The Combo walk is the best to see the forest at day and change into the night. More 

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Address: 476 Puketi Road, Okaihau 0475, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9 401 9095
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Okaihau

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