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Adventure Puketi

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Address: Okaihau 0475, New Zealand
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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US$105.85*
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Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Puketi Rainforest Guided Walk
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US$54.00*
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Puketi Rainforest Guided Walks

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A wonderful informative adventure

I am a solo traveller so a well organised , informative tour was my need. This was fulfilled in every way from the moment I was met by Barbara and Ian and taken to meet Helen , my... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Joan R
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I am a solo traveller so a well organised , informative tour was my need. This was fulfilled in every way from the moment I was met by Barbara and Ian and taken to meet Helen , my guide for the forest walk. Helen 's knowledge of the trees , plants and vegitation was fantastic as we stopped and examined... More 

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KAURITREE, Manager at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, our guides are well versed in the flora, fauna and history of the Pu.keti forest More 

USA
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

We took the 1/2 day trip. Our hosts, Barbara and Ian, were fantastic. Both are long time native New Zealanders. Ian served as our guide, and was extremely knowledgeable and -- most importantly, friendly and welcoming. He shared so much more than just the names of the native birds and trees we saw. He shared his enthusiasm for the protection... More 

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KAURITREE, Manager at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Thank you so much for appreciated review. We are happy that you enjoyed your forest hike with Adventure Puketi. More 

Sydney
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

This was a fantastic experience for the six of us. Ian, our guide has grown up playing in this forest, and he knew it so well. He drew our attention to forest life in a way that was different and interesting, showing us unusual flora and fauna. We greatly enjoyed staying at the B and B that Ian and Barbara... More 

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KAURITREE, Manager at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

So glad you were able to stay with us. We are happy you enjoyed the mid North. More 

Burnley, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I met Ian our super guide at his house and the great day started from there. We went up to the car park with toilets and super facilities for weddings and parities in a fabulous location. We set off with Ian for the trail and throughout the day he explained the history of the area, about his... More 

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KAURITREE, Owner at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. We are glad you enjoyed the experience. More 

maple ridge
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Amazing day with my wife and I and our guide Ian. Ian was so friendly and knowledgeable, took good care of us making sure we took care when walking as it was a fairly physical walk with a lot of different types of terrain. Ian took the time to show us all the different types of vegetation, trees and the... More 

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KAURITREE, Owner at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Thank you for the review.We always take good care of our walkers. More 

Sandwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 25 December 2016

Enjoyed our rain forest walk, as we were the only ones booked on that day, we had a private tour- lucky us! a calm-paced and enjoyable walk through beautiful forests and vistas. All with commentary from an experienced and knowledgeable guide. Felt very relaxed and welcomed.

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KAURITREE, Manager at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Much appreciated, we are so happy you had a relaxing time. More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Helen was a very passionate and knowledgable guide. There was a lot of information about the flora and fauna. I wish I could remember it all. I did this walk in early November and it was quite windy and cool after dark so a jacket is definitely needed. I would also recommend wearing good walking shoes that you don't mind... More 

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KAURITREE, Manager at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your experience More 

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We had the guided rainforest walk from Ian and learnt so many new things about the beautiful natural environments and native animals New Zealand has to offer. Loved every second! Both Barbara and Ian were very welcoming.

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KAURITREE, Manager at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review we are so glad you enjoyed your experience with Adventure Puketi guided forest walks. More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The night walk is an amazing activity for people who like to explore a forest in a totally new way. And it is definitely an adventure to be in the darkness surrounded by the wild life. Ian - the owner and guide has an incredible knowledge about the flora + fauna and about the whole area. He is sharing his... More 

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KAURITREE, Public Relations Manager at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Dear Customer we are so glad you enjoyed the experience on the night tour in Puketi kauri rain forest. It was so good you made a connection to the Kiwi in the wild with its call. Many thanks for your review More 

Southport, United Kingdom
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571 reviews
543 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

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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KAURITREE, Manager at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Thank you very much for review, glad you enjoyed your walk in Puketi forest last summer. More 

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