Waipoua Forest, Waipoua Forest

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Cross the largest section of native forest in Northland at Waipoua Forest, a reserve filled with endemic plant life including kauri, rimu, and northern rata. The giant trees named Tane Mahuta, Te Matua Ngahere, and Four Sisters represent the main attractions here, and various walks lead visitors up to their roots. Stand beneath them and look up to behold the power and lasting solidity of the natural world. Also look out for the endangered North Island kokako and brown kiwi. Head to the historical forest lookout tower for an extensive view of the surrounding woodland. Plan to see Waipoua Forest and other attractions that appeal to you using our Waipoua Forest vacation trip planner.
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  • Such a special place, it was wonderful to see the Kauri trees and immerse ourselves in nature in this way.  more »
  • The walking track through this forest is truly amazing. It just puts into perspective the damage done to the landscape when you consider how many of these trees would have been around! Overall a great...  more »
  • This forest is not only known and beautiful because of the huge kauri trees. If there weren't so many tourists and a road through it, you could get lost.  more »