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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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476 Puketi Road | Bay Of Islands, Okaihau 0475, New Zealand
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+64 9-401 9095
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

This was truly the best nature tour. We walked thru the rain forest with Ian and a local botanist, both obviously loved what they were doing. The highlight was finding the smallest orchid in the world. And did I mention that the owner Barbara, brought...More

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KAURITREE, Owner at Adventure Puketi, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thanks for the awesome review . Puketi Forest is untouched and unknown, a hidden gem for nature lovers.

Reviewed 12 March 2018

A very enjoyable 1/2 day guided walk with guide Ian. Ian was a local beef farmer and one of the co-founders of the conservation society looking after the forest. He was extremely knowledgeable and knew just how much information to give without becoming boring. We...More

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KAURITREE, Owner at Adventure Puketi, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thank you for the review, a great tour for the cruise ship passengers to get into the nature away from the crowds.

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I greatly enjoyed our five hour hike with Ian to see the forest of northern New Zealand, and especially to visit the 4th oldest tree in NZ, an enormous Kauri tree estimated to be 3,000 years old! We learned a great deal...More

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KAURITREE, Owner at Adventure Puketi, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thanks for the review & photoes.

Reviewed 14 February 2018

Really enjoyed this guided and highly informative rainforest walk. Our guide Ian is a passionate environmentalist and that is clear from his enthusiasm on discussing all aspects of the rainforest and its inhabitants. We did this walk in pouring rain but it probably enhanced the...More

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KAURITREE, Owner at Adventure Puketi, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thank you for the review, the forest needs the rain.

Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We loved everything about our experience in the Puketi Forest. Ian’s passion for the trees, fauna and flora of his forest is contagious. The whole family enjoyed the walk, the deep knowledge imparted and the beauty of the majestic trees. The Kauri trees are simply...More

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KAURITREE, Owner at Adventure Puketi, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thank you so much for the fabulous review, most of all, we are glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 15 December 2017

We spent two nights at the Puketi Heights B&B. Barbara was the perfect host and the B&B very comfortable, guests even have their own living area and access to a spa pool. Barbara is very friendly and even made us a delicious antipasti platter on...More

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KAURITREE, Owner at Adventure Puketi, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thank you very much for your review, we loved having you.

Reviewed 14 December 2017

Ian of Adventure Walks was waiting for us when we arrived by tender from the cruise ship. As we were the only guests, he modified the program to accommodate my husband’s sore back. He also took into account my love of birds during the whole...More

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KAURITREE, Owner at Adventure Puketi, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Thanks for the awesome review. Private Tours are special.

Reviewed 14 October 2017

Went on the afternoon half day walk, just the two of us. Didn't really know what to expect, but it certainly surpassed any expectations we may have had. It was fascinating to learn more about the forest and the flora and fauna in it, and...More

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KAURITREE, Director of Sales at Adventure Puketi, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you very much, a pleasure having you in Puketi Kauri rain forest.

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Since it's still off season, I reached out to Barbara to ask about availability. She was kind enough to host us at their B&B despite not being open yet for the season! So nice! The accommodation is lovely - clean, spacious, cozy. Bathroom is really...More

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KAURITREE, Owner at Adventure Puketi, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We loved having you.

Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous experience! We did the night walk with Ian and what a knowledgeable and nice person. We learnt all about the forest, the birds (didnt see any but it was pitch black), the bees and everything inbetween. We also saw lots of creepy...More

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KAURITREE, Owner at Adventure Puketi, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thank you for the Review. The Night walk is our Signature walk.

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