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A most excellent hike!

Te Urewera Treks took us hiking along the Whirinaki Loop through lush podocarp rainforest with our... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Los Angeles, California
Trek of a Lifetime

We hiked around Waikaremoana with friends and our guide Hinewai who quickly became our friend. Her... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
Granger, Indiana
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Te Urewera Treks took us hiking along the Whirinaki Loop through lush podocarp rainforest with our local Maori guide, Mere. We met her at the Department of Conservation in Murupara. it was a bit wet and muddy, so good hiking shoes or boots were a...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

We hiked around Waikaremoana with friends and our guide Hinewai who quickly became our friend. Her preparations for our multi-day hike were extraordinary, and she enriched our experience through her stories of the natural surroundings, the Tuhoe people, and Maori history. It was a very...More

1  Thank Neebe45
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We had a great time on the Lake Waikaremoana multi day hike despite extremely bad weather. Our guide Hinewai was incredible, providing insight into the local people and cultures, cooking us fantastic food, and keeping us safe in some pretty treacherous weather. We will be...More

1  Thank rosespragg
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We stayed for 1 night in the bush camp and had a excellent unwinding experience. It feels secluded and you hear the magnificent sounds of the fauna around you. We were joined by our host Ngareta who prepared a good meal and we had some...More

Thank LeonCoolen
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Kia ora. If you like back country tramping and are looking for time out from the city, or visiting NZ and interested in indigenous perspectives on the environment, I can fully recommend Te Urewera Treks – spent a few days recently in Te Urewera trekking...More

1  Thank Mundufan
Reviewed 5 May 2017

An amazing experience to walk through the mighty tall rimu, totara, kahikatea, matai and miros. The forest is just so tall and thick and vegetation in abundance in all levels from moss, shrub, trees and bush. Lots of bird life and insects abound. Track was...More

Thank letamritaknow
Reviewed 11 March 2017

i couldn't walk because of bad knees. I stayed around the campfire. The experience was amazing. I enjoyed the delicious food, amazing staff, and the beautiful sleeping accommodation underneath a blanket of stars in the most beautiful bed..I woke up to the sound of birds...More

1  Thank Joanne R
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Stayed for 1 night in a glamping tent in the middle of native forest, our local guide was also our cook (and she did really well). We walked the 20-minute loop at the bush camp, planted totara trees and Te Awhina also guided the H-tree...More

1  Thank Patrick V
Reviewed 14 March 2016

A one- day walk with Maori guide. We were picked up at the accommodation and had a great walk in the incredible forrest. Our guide gave us an introduction into history of Maori people and their system of believe. We got knowledge of trees and...More

1  Thank RudiM59
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Came here on Sunday morning for a walk and had a very nice time. THe walking track is easy to follow and not particularly strenuous. On the way, you walk through a stand of very impressive redwood trees which are very cool. There is also...More

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