Trounson Kauri Park
Trounson Kauri Park
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JaneMLondon
London131 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
This is a free hidden gem - lots of kauri trees along an easy loop path (c2km long) from the car park. Spotting the trees emerging from the vegetation as you walk along the path is wonderful - a bit like an animal safari! If you are coming from the North do not take the first turn off as this is unsealed gravel. Take the second turn off further down the main road near Kaihu, ie as if you are going to the Top 10 Holiday Park. You go along this turn off past the Top 10 and when you get to the DOC Kauri Park campsite on your left, turn next left along a short gravel road for the car park - it isn't well signposted.
Written 18 May 2024
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Jonathan B
Beccles, UK194 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Couples
The was an amazing short walk through a small forest that is well worth getting off the beaten track for.
There are an surprisingly large number of kauri trees in what is essentially a small wood.
The path is well made and easy to follow.
Written 5 February 2023
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Brent & Margy
Christchurch, New Zealand215 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Couples
Superb walk through lots of kauri including a number of twins (instead of sisters you can see these). Easy track and well signposted. Highly recommended.
Written 9 October 2022
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WilkinsonFamily893
Christchurch, New Zealand19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022 • Couples
Marvellous 30 min walk over 1.7km. Breathtaking collection of monster kauri trees in a pristine forest environment. Some trees over 1200 years old.
Written 29 January 2022
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heather v
Rotorua, New Zealand106 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021
Very powerful to stroll and be in these woods, full of life and the haunting of the past. My respect for kauri is well-formed. Go!
Written 24 May 2021
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Sus1952
Palmerston North, New Zealand2,128 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2021
This is an amazing Kauri Forest. There are just so many large Kauri trees in what is a relatively small area. It is possible to walk around the loop track in about three quarters of an hour. This is definitely a ‘must see’ Kauri Forest. The track is very easy even for those with limited mobility being level and well maintained.
Written 13 March 2021
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bobo310
Auckland, New Zealand13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021
We went there day time and night time. That was very different feeling. During the day time, we were very enjoying the education for the kauri tree.
We also go there to see the kiwi bird, unfortunately we couldn’t see one but we can hear how close they were.

Very easy walking track for any age.
Written 28 January 2021
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Herbie000
New Zealand13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020
What a beautiful nature walk. Very easy slopes and mostly boardwalks all the way. Many many big Kauri trees. We actually walked around as part of a Kiwi viewing tour run by the local Top10 camp ground. Saw a large Brown female in the wild!! Totally recommend this tour though the hit rate is apparently 50/50.
Written 23 December 2020
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GaryandLesleyTravel
Auckland Central, New Zealand7,128 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2020 • Couples
If you are heading up north via Dargaville don’t miss this hidden gem. The Trounson Kauri Park is a block if incredibly beautiful old trees, many over 600 years old and the oldest we came across was 1200. We had already viewed the impressive Tane Mahuta earlier in the day but left this park in awe of what we had just seen. The land was donated and protected in 1921 - what wonderful forward vision from James Trounson 1839 - 1929.
Written 4 November 2020
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QPR-ALLBLACKS-Fan
Cambridge, New Zealand361 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 • Couples
An amazing 30 minute walk through a beautiful Kauri forest park. The path meanders through the park past hundreds of beautiful Kauri trees, but also, very sadly, past a number of trees dying from Kauri Die Back.
Written 26 October 2020
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