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Puketi Eco Walk

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Puketi Eco Walk – half day


$115 ADULT

$65 CHILD (12 years & under), under 5 free


3 hours. Refreshments provided.

Join us on an intimate guided walk through Puketi Forest, the ancient Kauri rainforest spanning 15,000 hectares near the Bay Islands.

Immerse yourself in the beauty of this subtropical rainforest, which boasts an impressive array of over 360 indigenous plant species, making it one of New Zealand's most diverse ecosystems.

Gain expertise in identifying and naming some native trees, including the majestic kauri, tawa, rimu, totara, and the iconic nikau, New Zealand's native palm tree. During your walk, tune your senses to the sounds of nature and catch glimpses of native birds such as the tui, fantail, pied tit, fernbird, and Kukupa. Watch for intriguing creatures like the Northland green gecko and the fascinating tusked weta.

Our experienced guides, fuelled by their passion for conservation, are eager to share their stories and knowledge with you.

Learn more about the unique flora and fauna of Puketi Forest and gain a deeper understanding of the challenges facing New Zealand's subtropical rainforests, such as possums, stoats, ferrets, and the threat of kauri dieback. Discover how we can take action to protect this precious ecosystem.

Embark on this unforgettable journey through Puketi Forest, where nature's wonders await at every turn. Book your guided walk today and be part of the conservation efforts preserving the beauty of New Zealand's rainforests.

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Departure time:

9.30am or 2.30pm. Adventure Puketi is located 30 minutes drive from Paihia. 

Small groups:

Minimum 2, maximum 6 people

Fitness level:

Light to moderate

What to bring:

Backpack, good walking shoes, light jacket, hat and sunscreen

What’s provided:

Bottled water and morning / afternoon tea