The Waipa isite Visitor Centre is part of New Zealand's official nationwide Visitor Information Network. The history and culture surrounding the Whakarewarewa Forest, the variety of outdoor recreational opportunities, diverse range of exotic tree species, mix of native undergrowth, panoramic views, and proximity to lakes, thermal areas and the city centre have made The Redwoods & Whakarewarewa Forest one of Rotorua’s most spectacular natural assets and one of the city’s greatest treasures. Over 5600 hectares of forest awaits you to enjoy and explore at your leisure. If you love the outdoors and want to experience nature at its best this area is definitely for you.

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Business hours:
Monday to Sunday 9.00am to 4.00pm.


Waipa Mountain Bike Complex, Waipa State Mill Road, Rotorua Central, New Zealand.

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