Discover the hidden nature of Northland (Te Tai Tokerau) with its
wealth of untold stories and a culture deeply rooted in nature.
Travel to Hokianga , the arrival point of Kupe the voyager from
Hawaiki on the west coast. Your local Māori guide will take you into
the ancient forest to see the oldest and most sacred living kauri tree in NZ. Through waiata (song) and interpretation discover
why Māori believe that this mighty giant is Tane Mahuta, the Lord
of the Forest.
Spend some time in the seaside village of Opononi before settling
back as we follow the historical trading trail. End your day at the
Kawiti family glow worm caves where the lights of glow worms will
surround you amongst amazing stalactites and stalagmites.