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Half Day Forest Walk

On this half day walking tour through Puketi Forest, you'll see how it evolved over many years from young trees to a mature and established forest.


Half day guided tour of Puketi forest walk
Informative and knowledgeable guide
A educational tour of New Zealand's bush
Listen to the songs of the native birds
Breathtaking views of waterfalls, fallen giants & valleys
Picturesque surrounding farmland views

What you need to know

This half day tour walk of Puketi Forest will depart either in the morning or afternoon and take you on a journey to witness how the New Zealand forest evolved from young trees to a mature and established forest, with your informative and friendly guide taking you to some of the most scenic areas on the trail. Learn many of the impressive native trees by name, including rimu, totara, kawakawa and tawa, as you are provided with detailed and entertaining information along the way that will help increase your levels of both understanding and enjoyment of this abundant vegetation.

Soak in the scenery of towering waterfalls cascading down, the lush bush and many types of stunning flora and fauna as well as many historical features that help comprise the essential Puketi rainforest experience!

More info


  • Enjoy a tranquil three hour guided tour of the Puketi forest
  • The tranquillity will be seen through breathtaking views of waterfalls, fallen giants and forested valleys, and also heard as the native bird songs echos through the dense lush forest
  • Bottled water and refreshments provided
  • Limited group sizes of 7

What to Bring

  • Sunscreen
  • Sun hat
  • Sturdy walking shoes and attire
  • Small day pack
  • Wet weather clothing as required

What we Provide

  • Bottled water
  • Wholesome organic lunch
  • Morning and afternoon muffins, tea and coffee

Tour Times

  • Morning tour 9:30am-12:30pm
  • Afternoon tour 2:30pm-5:30pm


  • 3 hours


  • Phuketi Heights, 476 Phuketi Road
  • 12 mins from the Bay of Islands airport
  • Located 15 minutes from Kerikeri and 30 minutes from Paihia


  • The tours are able to be personalised to all levels of fitness from low impact for the elderly
  • Some trails are fully accessible for wheelchairs, while other are not. Please call our reservation team on 1300 839 731 should you have any questions surrounding this


  • Children charged aged 5-12 years. Under 5 years free.
  • The operations of Adventure Puketi are Department of Conservation (DOC) and Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) approved. In addition to this, a requisite for these approvals are that all Adventure Puketi guides are trained in New Zealand Qualifications Approved (NZQA) first aid courses

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control. We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements
  • Prices are seasonal and are constantly changing. The from price displayed may not always be the price you are going to pay, as once you click on your specified date, the price will change to reflect the price for that date/season. Please note that in some cases where you cannot click on a date to obtain the price, please call us so we can assist you

Half Day Forest Walk

476 Puketi Road, Kerikeri, NTH 0475