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Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari

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Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari is a mainland ecological island surrounded by the world's longest pest-proof fence. It's located between Matamata and Waitomo in the North Island of New Zealand. At Sanctuary Mountain you can experience New Zealand...more
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99 Tari Road, Pukeatua 3880, New Zealand
+64 7-870 5180
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My wife and I both in our 60s and our 9 year old grandson walked both the Rata and Nikau tracks. The day was very hot but we were in the forest shelter so it was pleasant. Went to the bird feeding station and there was alot of great bird life, got some great photos. A very good
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For the second time in years back to Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari with overseas visitors and the actual walk in the forest was just great. Lack of birds but every now and then you could hear them and see them. Pity the old averies were not in use but the forest walk was
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Such a nice place to visit on a hot day. Paid the basic entry fee and headed up the bush tracks to the viewing tower. Plenty of bird song about but nothing at the feeding station. Climbed the tower for a great canopy view then headed up the bush tracks. Useful interpretation
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What an amazing place to see, full of bird life with all the song that goes with it. Best 2 hours spent & could so have stayed much longer. Great place
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Really great tour. Amazing how the forest has recovered without the grazing predators. Didn't see too many birds as they were up in the canopy apart from the extremely cheeky kaka and very tame robins.
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