Pricing and Conditions

Adult $55.00
(16 year(s) and under)
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A complimentary Sanctuary Explorer Pass is included for you to continue exploring the forest at the end of the tour at your own pace.

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By booking on this tour your contribution helps Sanctuary Mountain® continue to protect the rare and endangered species that live wild on Maungatautari.

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This leisurely paced tour takes place in striking pest-free native forest dominated by towering tawa, rewarewa, pukatea, rimu and a wide variety of characteristic ferns. You will stand at the foot of a mature northern rata in the heart of the sanctuary and see the coalesced mass of roots that form the trunks of these magnificent trees.

You’ll listen to the birdsong, take in the majesty of our indigenous forest and try to spot the numerous bird species that call the maunga their home. Spend time in the clearing where cheeky New Zealand forest parrots - the kākā - like to hang out then take an optional walk up the viewing tower for a unique perspective of the forest canopy from above.

Opening times

Business hours:
8.30am - 4.00pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year


99 Tari Road, Te Awamutu, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
Approximately a 45 minute drive. No public transport available
decisions Proximity to town:
26km from Cambridge

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