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Story of New Zealand's oldest living resident 'The Kauri Tree' provided by The Kauri Museum

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Story of New Zealand's oldest living resident 'The Kauri Tree'

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Duration
45m
Inclusions
  • Experienced guide
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  • Food and drinks
  • DVD (available to purchase)
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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DaveOwen66 wrote a review Jan 2021
Te Awamutu, New Zealand84 contributions11 helpful votes
This is a very extensive museum with a stunning collection. You could spend all day reading the information. It's not just about kauri - there is a lot about settlers' life in the kauri-logging era. The only disappointment, and the reason I didn't give it 5 stars, is that there
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Kimberley wrote a review Jan 2021
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Amazing! Well worth the stop. Really in depth and informative. We aren't normally museum people but this place is really interesting. The kids will like it too.. Lots of cool displays and buttons to press. The people in the shop were really friendly and helpful. We had a really
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Keith1920 wrote a review Dec 2020
London, United Kingdom16 contributions6 helpful votes
We dropped in for a quick look and stayed for more than 3 hours. It was a fascinating insight into the lives of the trees and of the people who exploited them. Probably the best single theme museum we have seen anywhere.A great community effort.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Jo &CT wrote a review Sep 2020
62 contributions6 helpful votes
Maby thanks to the gentleman who told us stories of the local people and the history behind the mannequins There is so much more to this museum than Kauri, the people, the photos and videos, the feeling of being home And the souvenir shop is delightful with well priced goods
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Date of experience: September 2020
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BigBrian_11 wrote a review Mar 2020
Tring, United Kingdom455 contributions209 helpful votes
From the outside this looks like a fairly ordinary rural museum. It is not until you get inside & start exploring that the WOW factor hits you ! So much space. So many rooms. Everything a different cog in the wheel. Simply amazing ! It is difficult to comprehend so much history
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Date of experience: February 2020
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njp67
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Very Interesting Museum
Really enjoyed the variety of displays - not just timber. Great being able to see how people lived during that peri
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santo-trainsspotter7
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Spectacular
This is a museum with long and colorful histories and stories about Kauri and the people whose life have very inten
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fanga607
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Fantastic Museum!
If you are on vacation in the area, put in on your list of things to do. Museum and collection is impressive, to s
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S7014CSmichaelh
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Short or long visits both work!
We came for an hour but stayed almost three. More than just the history of logging of Kauri and collection of gum,
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LizziWhaley
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Museum Magic in Matakohe
This museum is incredible! you need a few hours to see this properly. this was nothing like i expected. The curatio
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MarkBegbie
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Brilliant and extensive
The museum is way more extensive than we were expecting. The exhibits are all well done, well maintained, and well
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FionaKo
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Worth a visit!
An unexpected surprise in Matakohe on our drive up to the Hokianga. Immaculately presented museum including a scav
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S7410UHpeterm
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A revelation
I knew nothing about this museum when we arrived, having been talked into going. It was a revelation. One of the be
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annieskilling
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A must see on your way north to the Hokianga!
A wonderfully curated museum - lots of machinery for the kids (and those kids at heart) with countless great exhibi
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TouringTurtles
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A step back in time!
Really enjoyed our visit and would highly recommend stopping by if you are in the area. We arrived just as they we
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Lara C
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More than meets the eye
After a great pie and milkshake at Gumdiggers cafe over the road we suffered a bit of sticker shock when entering t
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Bill D
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Don’t make my mistake and take lots of time to enjoy
My first observation is this is not a cheap attraction $46 for two adults Our mistake was only allocating one hour
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Samdog50
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Definitely worth a visit
Definitely worth a visit. A huge museum with so much to see including the history of the kauri timber industry, kau
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KuimiriaA
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Spectacular Piece of History
This museum is great value for money. There are so many different galleries that cover the mighty kauri tree, Kauri
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Grandvisitor
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A not to be missed attraction.
This museum was recommended by friends who had recently visited. We visited on their recommendation, not really bei
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