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Yakas Walk

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A beautiful walk through the Kauri forest to the Yakas Kauri.

It’s a superb stroll through the magnificent Kauri forest to see the Yakas Kauri, the 7th biggest... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Kim D
Frankfurt, Germany
Great tree

Not only a great walk seeing many magnificent kauri trees, also includes Cathedral Grove, lots of... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
Chris S
St. Davids, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

It’s a superb stroll through the magnificent Kauri forest to see the Yakas Kauri, the 7th biggest Kauri in New Zealand with a girth of 12.29 metres and a total height of 43.9 metres. It should take round 40 mins. to reach the Yakas Kauri...More

Thank Kim D
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Not only a great walk seeing many magnificent kauri trees, also includes Cathedral Grove, lots of huge trees together

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Make sure you go early in day or in evening to have time with the trees by yourself ... then breathe in their majesty.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This wasn't the biggest of the trees in the area but it's still a fantastic walk and I'd highly recommend doing if you're here!

Thank Josh R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you're in the area and debating doing this walk whilst you're there then I'd 100% suggest doing it! The trees here are so old and humbling that every single one is great to see.... Plus... This one has a story behind it but I'll...More

Thank Josh R
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The yakas walk is one of the longer ones. But you'll be rewarded with the most beautiful of the kauris. And you might be alone with it there.

Thank jobst56
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Easy going walk, none strenuous. Real back to nature. Weather your in a large group or just a couple these walks will have something for everyone

Thank miketeresamcb
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This walk is amazing through the kauri forest. Some parts are on boardwalks to help preserve the forest and when you get to the end it will all be worth it to see this huge tree. Fascinating.

Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Yakas is the 7th largest Kauri in the area about 134m2 of wood. Not close to the size of Tane or Te Matua Ngahere, never the less he stands majestic, about 40 min walk down the track, in the same area as Te Matua. Take...More

Thank Jandalz3
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