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Yakas Walk

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Sh12 | Waipoua Forest, Waipoua Forest, New Zealand
+64 9-439 3450
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Great tree

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris S
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St. Davids, United Kingdom
awe-inspiring

Make sure you go early in day or in evening to have time with the trees by yourself ... then... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2017
belle400
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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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“minute walk” (2 reviews)
“humbling” (2 reviews)
“trees” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Sh12 | Waipoua Forest, Waipoua Forest, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed April 25, 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 April 11, 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!

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Reviewed April 11, 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
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Reviewed April 10, 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.

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Reviewed April 4, 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

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Reviewed March 8, 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.

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Reviewed February 9, 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

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