Whakarewarewa Forest


  • Hike
  • Horse ride
  • Mountain biking

Known to locals as ‘The Redwoods’, the Whakarewarewa Forest is a perfect playground for walkers, hikers, horse riders and mountain bikers with stands of towering native and exotic trees. One of only 6 Gold Level Mountain Bike Ride Centres in the world, these are the best trails in the southern hemisphere. For those on foot, there is an array of hiking and running trails from short easy circuits to full day hikes which start off in the majestic Redwood Grove.

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