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Adventure Puketi

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Address: 476 Puketi Road, Okaihau 0475, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9-401 9095
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USD 54.50*
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Puketi Rainforest Guided Walks
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Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Puketi Rainforest Guided Walk

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Combo walk (twilight/night) 6pm till 10pm

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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4 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Had a great evening experience with Barbara of Adventure Puketi and tour guide Helen. It was arranged as a 10 year reunion surprise for my wife. We arrived (group of 10) were toured into the forest on the boardwalk by Helen, a lovely and knowledgeable guide and came around a corner and were surprised by a table set up with... More 

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KAURITREE, Manager at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Great hosting you fun Group More 

Berlin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

We did a guided night walk - private guide, as we were the only two that day. Not just that Puketi Forest is just so dense and beautiful with the last sunlight. But once it is dark, an amazing new world around you appears. Plants are seen in a very different way, bird calls incl. kiwi can be heard and... More 

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KAURITREE, Manager at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your tour. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

We booked our tour as we were visiting the area on a cruise ship. Unfortunately our ship was delayed and we missed the start of our rainforest walk. When we reached the dock we were met by our guide Ian who gave us a personal tour in the Puketi rainforest. He was very knowledgeable and we saw lots of trees,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

We spent over 3 hours with Ian our guide in the Puketi Forest. This was a half day walk with a group of 5 people of various ages and nationalities. Ian was most informative about all aspects of life in the forest, he was a walking encyclopaedia about the local situation regarding conservation and seemed to be aware of everyone... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

It was an absolute pleasure walking through the wonderful Kauri forest with our guide. A walk made most enjoyable learning about the wonderful trees, plants and all that surrounded us.

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KAURITREE, Manager at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience with Adventure Puketi amoung the amazing Kauri trees. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

We visited Manginangina with Harley from Black Robin Tours and met our tour guide (who I don't remember her name...an older lady) at the entrance. She was outstanding and it was really a wonderful walk through the forest. She really had a love for nature and provided great deal on not only what we saw but also what we heard.... More 

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KAURITREE, Manager at Adventure Puketi, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We believe it was Helen guiding. More 

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