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Yarndley's Bush

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beautiful Kahikatea trees

A lovely walk, through the trees on a boardwalk to protect their roots. Well worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
christine o
Auckland, New Zealand
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Yarndleys bush is a beautiful stand of Kahikatea trees with easy flat boardwalk walkways... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Ngaroto Rd, Te Awamutu 3800, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

A lovely walk, through the trees on a boardwalk to protect their roots. Well worth a visit. From the car park cross the road and walk down a slope past fields to the entrance of the bush, this is quite steep, but a lovely place...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Yarndleys bush is a beautiful stand of Kahikatea trees with easy flat boardwalk walkways crisscrossing through the area as well as a viewing platform. It is flat apart from a downhill section (along a farm race) from the carpark - uphill on the return of...More

Thank Lou56359
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Easy, Lovely short walk through the beautiful the beautiful forest. Definitely worth the trip out there.

Thank barefootlouise
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

A short way off the NH3 just outside Ohaupo is an inconspicuous sign to Yardley's Bush. After a short walk down a grassy slope we were surprised to find this small wood full of wonderful New Zealand flora and fauna. For a short, easily accessible...More

Thank GrahamR1404
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is a beautiful boarded easy walk. You can picture the faeries pixies and wee witches in you imagination as you stroll around. Wonderful place for all ages. No Toilets handy to the walk so go before you leave home!! There is a bit of...More

Thank stlth
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely bush walk for people who cant tackle the mountains around here. .a nice gentle stroll

Thank kiwigreekscorpion
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Yarndley's Bush is a very special place to visit. These Kahikatea, or White Pine, are relatively young and the walk down to the bush and in among the trees on the boardwalk, is very easy. There is an amazing viewing platform in among these beautiful,...More

Thank puketawai2017
Reviewed 23 May 2017

a very pleasant surprise, completely unexpected. Great to walk amongst very tall trees with huge roots. The boardwalk keeps you clean & dry. The 'lookout' gives you a different perspective. Great outing for a lazy weekend afternoon.

Thank moshejay
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I went on an evening walk with friends into this little forest of protected Karikatea trees. These ones here have incredible large roots. The whole forest seems like a little fantasy world. You find a short guided boardwalk and a look-out tower. amazing in the...More

Thank Susanne900
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Visiting the bush was a spur of the moment thing on the way somewhere else with my nephews. So glad we decided to stop. After a short roll down a grassy pathway we came to the entrance to the bush. It was open and hid...More

Thank triker2015
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