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Waitarere Forest

Waitarere Beach Road, Waitarere, New Zealand
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Fairy Forest!!

Was a bit hard to find, so I'm writing this review to help others find it: From Waitarere Beach... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2018
GalaxyGirl69
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Wellington, New Zealand
Middle earth playground

Visited the Middle Earth playground after a couple of friends suggested it was great for little... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2018
83mikalas
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Gold Coast, Australia
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good14%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“older kids” (2 reviews)
“beach road” (2 reviews)
“seaside” (2 reviews)
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Waitarere Beach Road, Waitarere, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Was a bit hard to find, so I'm writing this review to help others find it: From Waitarere Beach Road driving into town make a left on Rua and drive all the way to the end. When you walk through the entrance that says No...More

1  Thank GalaxyGirl69
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Visited the Middle Earth playground after a couple of friends suggested it was great for little ones. Found on the border of the forest it didn’t disappoint! The fairy forest for toddlers and the playground made by locals for older kids included forts, obstacles and...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Beautiful walks and cycle tracks through this forest, an area set aside to be a 'fairy forest for the little ones and also 'Middle Earth with swings, climbing frames and all sorts of interesting oddities for the older kids of all ages, fantastic fun.

1  Thank Jack B
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

One of my favourite kiwi beaches and its not far from home. Like the NZ beaches of the past long white sands. You can drive on this beach pick your place to park have your own space swim, fish or just walk the beach. Great...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

large seaside forest set out in a grid fashion so it's not difficult to get lost - unless you have a totally useless sense of direction! walks can be as long or short as you want, it is possible to cut through to the beach...More

Thank majnz
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This forest is really beautiful. And it's a great place to take kids, with a fairy park and an adventure park that John, a local resident, has built in his own time, with his own resources- it is fabulous.

1  Thank jfdsdance
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Waitarere Forest is off Waitarere Beach Road. It is a working forest so you have to be aware of logging trucks, but they only take logs out about once a day. Otherwise it is such a peaceful, pleasant walk through 10 meter high pines. Birds...More

1  Thank Maureen D
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