As a result of Covid-19, we will continue to hibernate until Nature gives us the cue to re-open.  We hope to see you in December, but it might be next year, when we can safely welcome you.

Until then - noho ora, haere pai ...

Guided treks

Small groups, big experience

1 day experience

 

3 hour trek

 

Tane Mahuta - God of the Forest 

Sacred Lagoon 

3 day trek

 

Te Urewera ki Whirinaki 

4 day trek

 

 Waikaremoana 

4 hour trek

 

River Canyon Hike 

Create your own

 

Custom Experience

A journey with us, in more ways than one ...

Relax, rejuvenate, reconnect

Whakatau Rainforest Retreat

Bushcampesque style accommodation, set in our indigenous rainforest of Te Urewera.  Off the grid and on private property, this is where you come to to disconnect from the business of life and reconnect with yourself and nature.  Head to our retreat page to learn more....

Kaponga

Kaponga

Nga Tuaakana - Te Puihi

Nga Tuaakana - Te Puihi

Whakatau stream

Whakatau stream

Ahi kaa

Ahi kaa

Paamatanga

Paamatanga

Kelly Whanau

Kelly Whanau

Rata

Rata

Kereru

Kereru

Toromiro

Toromiro

View from Panekire

View from Panekire

Whare Totara, Whakatau Eco Bushcamp

Whare Totara, Whakatau Eco Bushcamp

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Panekire with snow mantle, Lake Waikaremoana

Ngaputahi

Ngaputahi

Ngaputahi, Te Urewera

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Whare's 

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Tent's 

 

Questions and answers

What do I need to bring with me?


  • Good walking boots or shoes, preferably with ankle support
  • Day pack or overnight pack to carry your water bottle, clothing and personal items (we can hire day packs on request at the time of booking)
  • Drink bottle filled with water
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses, insect repellent, and hat
  • Layers of clothing e.g. woollen or polypropylene T-shirt, long-sleeved sweater, and waterproof jacket (& changes of clothing for overnight treks)
  • Long, lightweight trousers are recommended (not jeans)
  • Swimsuit and towel (for the hot pool dip after the trek)
  • Camera, video camera, binoculars
  • Torch (for overnight treks)




Is transport available?


Yes, but only for Custom experiences and the 3 day and 4 day treks.




Do you have car parking available whilst we are on the trek?


There is car parking available at Department of Conservation Office in Murupara, along with toilets for public use. If you are staying at Whakatau Rainforest Retreat, there is parking available there too. We will endeavour to keep your car safe but cannot take responsibility for it in the event of damage, theft, fire, or other similar occurrence. We recommend you insure to cover any such eventuality.




Can I leave belongings with you whilst we are on the trek?


You can leave belongings with us that you don't want to carry on the trek. We will endeavour to look after these but can not take responsibility for them in the event of damage, theft, fire, or other similar occurrence. We recommend you insure to cover any such eventuality.




What gear do we have to carry?


Our Treks and Experiences educate and empower people to carry their own gear, personal items and a share of the food. We work together as a team, supporting one another where needed.




What payment methods can I use?


We accept Visa or Mastercard, or New Zealand cash and online bank transfers.




Can you cater for special dietary requirements?


In most cases we are able to cater for special dietary requirements as long as you let us know at the time of booking.





A journey with us

in more ways than one

 

Contact

Hinewai McManus 

Te Urewera Treks

Te Urewera Treks

Phone: +64 7 808 0911 Address: 3891 Ruatahuna Road, Ngaputahi, Te Urewera Rainforest Route, New Zealand

Email: hinewai@teureweratreks.co.nz

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