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Adventure Puketi

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Address: 476 Puketi Road, Okaihau 0475, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9 401 9095
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Puketi Rainforest Guided Walks
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Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Puketi Rainforest Guided Walk

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Canapés and bubbly under the Giant Kauris

Had a great evening experience with Barbara of Adventure Puketi and tour guide Helen. It was arranged as a 10 year reunion surprise for my wife. We arrived (group of 10) were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2016
PhilnTrace
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Wellington
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We did a night walk in March and we admired the guide's passion for the environment and knowledge of wildlife. We saw a lot of invertebrates, wetas in particular, some of them huge! Kiwis are very rare though and we didn't see any on this walk.

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Wellington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Had a great evening experience with Barbara of Adventure Puketi and tour guide Helen. It was arranged as a 10 year reunion surprise for my wife. We arrived (group of 10) were toured into the forest on the boardwalk by Helen, a lovely and knowledgeable guide and came around a corner and were surprised by a table set up with... More 

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KAURITREE, Manager at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Great hosting you fun Group More 

Berlin
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

We did a guided night walk - private guide, as we were the only two that day. Not just that Puketi Forest is just so dense and beautiful with the last sunlight. But once it is dark, an amazing new world around you appears. Plants are seen in a very different way, bird calls incl. kiwi can be heard and... More 

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KAURITREE, Manager at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your tour. More 

Lee-on-the-Solent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

We booked our tour as we were visiting the area on a cruise ship. Unfortunately our ship was delayed and we missed the start of our rainforest walk. When we reached the dock we were met by our guide Ian who gave us a personal tour in the Puketi rainforest. He was very knowledgeable and we saw lots of trees,... More 

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england
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172 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

We spent over 3 hours with Ian our guide in the Puketi Forest. This was a half day walk with a group of 5 people of various ages and nationalities. Ian was most informative about all aspects of life in the forest, he was a walking encyclopaedia about the local situation regarding conservation and seemed to be aware of everyone... More 

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Perth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

It was an absolute pleasure walking through the wonderful Kauri forest with our guide. A walk made most enjoyable learning about the wonderful trees, plants and all that surrounded us.

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KAURITREE, Manager at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience with Adventure Puketi amoung the amazing Kauri trees. More 

north carolina
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509 reviews
246 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

We visited Manginangina with Harley from Black Robin Tours and met our tour guide (who I don't remember her name...an older lady) at the entrance. She was outstanding and it was really a wonderful walk through the forest. She really had a love for nature and provided great deal on not only what we saw but also what we heard.... More 

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KAURITREE, Manager at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We believe it was Helen guiding. More 

Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Ian as our guide provided great insight into what we were seeing, or more to the point, what we may not have seen if he hadn't pointed it out. The walk through the Puketi Forest was great fun and taught us some history and background on the Forest and the many animals and insects we saw. We weren't lucky enough... More 

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KAURITREE, Manager at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and sharing with others. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

This was an unexpected full on adventure! Walking into the forest just on dusk, anticipation growing with every step, soon we have found ourselves in the middle of ancient rain forest surrounded by night wild life. Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable and looked after us every step of the way. We loved it! Especially wild wetas and hearing wild kiwi... More 

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Oxted, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

We spent 6 hours in the company of Ian Candy who runs Forest walks - Adventure Puketi in New Zealand. We were amazed and delighted by the forest and all the information that Ian was able to give us as we walked to find the forest's huge Kauri trees. Along the way we were shown Tui birds feeding and all... More 

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KAURITREE, Owner at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with Adventure Puketi and are happy to share it with others. More 

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