Our guide, Billy Boy, created an unforgettable experience. His chants leading up to the great trees was spine-tingling.
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The whole twilight experience in the stunning Waipoua forest is nothing short of magical. The Huge Kauri Trees stand tall above the canopy while our guide transported us back to a time where legends were created. We loved every seconds of it!
We had an amazing experience at Tane Mahuta with Bill, our wonderful guide. He made our visit truly an experience to remember. The beautiful Maori greeting, the flute and the karekia were incredible. Plus the knowledge he showed of the ancient and beautiful kauri was...More
Merepaea our lovely and spiritual guide together with her delightful grand-daughter Waimarama, provided my husband and I with an unforgettable Twilight walk into the Waipoua Forest. Merepaea and Waimarama approached the ancient trees with traditional chants and prayers. A highlight of the walk was our...More
Thank you Merepaea and Billy for taking our staff (All the way from Auckland) on the tour. First time for the majority of them and being part of Nature, Te Wao nui was a big eye opener. Detailed information and very staunch to tikanga which...More
A tour of the Waipoua Forest with Maori guide Merepaea, a gentle lady, ably assisted by her delightful granddaughter. Merepaea introduced us to Maori history of the local area as well as a comprehensive guide to the flora and fauna of the forest. The highlight...More
We did the Twilight walk with our guide, Kevin. There were only three of us on the tour and we had a fantastic time learning about the Maori culture and the forest - especially the Kauri trees. We had seen the forest in the daylight...More
Unforgettable! Billy Boy Thompson took us to the 2 most impressive Kauri trees of New Zealand. Telling us about the Maori legends and chanting while walking to the trees. A very special moment indeed. The fact that is was getting dark added even more value...More
4 of us took the night tour with Midi (spelling?) and our driver Auntie Violet our Maori guides. It was enchanting, spiritual and a wonderful cultural experience. It gave me a much greater appreciation of the trees, the god of the forest and Maori life....More