Whirinaki Forest Guided Walk

The Whirinaki Rainforest, deep in central North Island, is a majestic, ancient and spiritual feeling forest. And this guided walk into the heart of the vast, Jurassic, podocarp rain forest is a great way to learn about it.

Whirinaki  is an icon of NZ ecology. These forests are famous for huge ancient trees, rich biodiversity, rare birdlife and stunning scenery. And it is simply the best example of lowland podocarp forest left on earth.

Māori revered the forest for its beauty, spiritual presence, bountiful food supplies, medicines, building and weaving materials. A relationship you will learn about during this informative and unique guided forest walk.

Become awestruck when you feel the earthly vibrations as the ngahere (forest) comes alive. The breath of Tane will envelop you as you stand in the shade giant trees and walk in the footsteps of the forefathers of this land.