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Te Urewera National Park

63 Carnarvon Street, New Zealand
+64 6-869 0460
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After half a dozen visits, I was looking forward to slipping in to the routine: walks, photography... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2015
Mary Ellen W
,
Napier, New Zealand
Incredible scenery in real wilderness.

Drove through the Urewera's from Gisborne via Tiniroto and Frasertown across to Murupara. Stopped... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2015
Julie M
,
Hamilton, New Zealand
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Immense and rugged national park features the largest forested wilderness in New Zealand's North Island.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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18 Dec 2015
“Check out the stars”
5 Nov 2015
“Incredible scenery in real wilderness.”
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63 Carnarvon Street, New Zealand
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+64 6-869 0460
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Reviewed 18 December 2015

After half a dozen visits, I was looking forward to slipping in to the routine: walks, photography, chat with the DoC staff. But no this time was extra special the stars blew me away. Dec 15 16 prime time for meteorite watching.

1  Thank Mary Ellen W
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Drove through the Urewera's from Gisborne via Tiniroto and Frasertown across to Murupara. Stopped at the Aniwaniwa visitor centre and did a few short walks to 3 beautiful waterfalls. Would have done some longer walks, however it was drizzling with rain. The drive through the...More

1  Thank Julie M
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We drove the Te Urewera Rainforest Trail from Wairoa across to Murupara. It was an amazing drive through absolute wilderness and also the stunning beauty of Lake Waikaremoana. It's definitely a challenging drive with lots of gravel sections, and especially during winter a 4WD made...More

1  Thank kateykate_00
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Lets start by saying I enjoyrd it. This track took some finding, but maybe our instructions were not so good. It is several miles of unpaved road to get there. Recomend 4x4, but I think a normal car can make it. At the trail head...More

1  Thank Andy P
Reviewed 21 August 2014

If you are someone that likes to get off the beaten path, escape the crowds and go somewhere that feels like you're the only one around at times, Te Urewera NP is just the place! Assuming you have your own transportation, the drive can be...More

2  Thank Keith-B-Robinson
Reviewed 21 February 2012

Te Urewera Treks guided us on two beautiful walks. This small scale company offers a variety of walks with small groups. Our group was only 3 people. The Maori guides are very knowledgeable about local flora and fauna and very open about their culture. We...More

Thank LindaNL188633
Reviewed 13 January 2012

we spent 4 nights doing this tramp. probably could have done it in three, but what the heck. i suggest walking counter clockwise as that is the easier way leaving the harder two days up and down from the panakiri hut till the end. Note,...More

Thank azzawebbnz
Reviewed 9 February 2009

Despite what the TripAdvisor description says, this park is NOT located in Gisborne. It is a large area of natural wilderness that is mainly accessed via SH38 between Rotorua and Wairoa. Its northern reaches can also be accessed from the Eastern Bay of Plenty area...More

9  Thank Skiwiflyer
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