Footprints Waipoua

Join us for intimate and spiritual encounters with through the Waipoua Forest. Our majestic Kauri giants have stood silently over thousands of years, through the generations, witnessing the passing of time. They will leave you awestruck.


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Reconnect with the elements, reconnect with each other, with Footprints Waipoua and our ‘life changing eco experience’ as named by Lonely Planet. Our guides, descendants of this remarkable land relay significance these kauri in our unique eco-system, Waipoua Forest. Meet Tane Mahuta, the largest of the kauri – and learn of his heroic role in our Maori history of creation. Drown yourself in the thought-provoking information, humorous banter, stories and legends and be hauntingly mesmorised by the spine-tingling chants and song. Join the world famous night tour for a spiritual awakening. Witness the transition of time and space as the sun sets on an ancient theatre. Seize the memories of these timeless treasures.

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Physical address

344 State Highway 12, Hokianga, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $105.00
(12 year(s) and under)
Other charges:
Further pricing information:
Group and Private tours available and tailored to suit. Please enquire by phone or email.
Cancellation policy:
24 hour cancellation fee applies.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
78 km or 1 hour drive from Kerikeri Airport.
Proximity to coach terminal:
1 hour drive from Paihia
Proximity to town:
The Copthorne Hotel & Resort is 3.5 hours drive from Auckland, a little over 1 hours drive from Dargaville & a little over 1 hours drive from Paihia.

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Opening times

Business hours:
Office Hours: 10.00am to 5.00pm - Office & Tours are closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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