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Tane Mahuta Walk

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Address: SH12 | Waipoua Forest, Opononi 0376, New Zealand
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Always a job to see Tane Mahuta

Tane Mahuta resides just a short walk from the highway and is most definitely worth visiting. The walk is easy and flat.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Napier, New Zealand
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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tane Mahuta resides just a short walk from the highway and is most definitely worth visiting. The walk is easy and flat.

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You will be amazed at the size of the trees in this forest. We had a guide who explained everything about the forest and we were glad that we had. You will not be disappointed if you go.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a rain jacket and your sense of awe as you become surrounded by the giants of the forest. An easy stroll on the board walks, but watch your step - it gets slippery. The peace is breathtaking and the huge ancient trees put life in perspective.

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hard to imagine New Zealand was covered with these fellas once. Both majestic and sad at the same time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW is all I have to say. Took a friend from the UK who fell in love with the landscape and native bush. took loads of photos and created lots of memories.

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth stopping to see this impressive Kauri and learn more from the ranger on duty. A spectacular giant.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

5 minutes from the road this mighty kauri is a must see. DOC ambassadors are there to answer questions and know a lot about the forest and the kauri. You have to love a piece of nature when the kids come round a corner and are rendered speechless!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tane is close to the road and easy to spot, but make sure you also take in the number of different Kauri, including the widest (makes Tane look thin!) that are approximately 1km down the road. The Four Sisters and a large number of other Kauri abound on this walk through the forest.

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Lyme Regis, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trip is just awe inspiring. The gentle stroll introduces you to the kauri trees. Then as you are getting used to one thousand year old trees, the guide shows you methuselah's environment. Amazing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This tree is truly magnificent and well worth the little walk into the well signposted area where the tree is able to be easily viewed. There is a guide there most of the time as this is a highly protected tree. There has been a walkway built so you can see the tree to its best advantage from a distance.... More 

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