There are a number of transport, accommodation and activity operators in and around Te Urewera. This page includes a selection of these. For comprehensive information on the full range of activities, services, facilities and events in the region visit
Activities in Te Urewera
Hunting, horse treks, fishing & tramping in Te Urewera with local Maori guides. Also, vehicle security & shuttle service.
07 3663 941
Te Tii Ruataahuna
General Store, Chalet accommodation, Gallery, Moumou Kai Cafe and fuel station
Ph: 07 3663 228
Manawa Honey - Native honey farm & tours
Maataatua road, Ruataahuna
07 3663 166
Manawaru Guided Adventures
Locally owned & operated, providing a range of guided hunting, fishing & horse trekking adventures
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027 805 6898
Other Maori Tourism Businesses & Experiences
Kapiti Island Nature Tours and overnight accommodation
Maori style hospitality, & rare native birdlife on a predator free island sanctuary.
P +64 0800 527 484 E W.
Custom transfers from Turangi to Tongariro National Park, Ruapehu and Taupo. Tongariro Alpine Crossing transfers include a UNIQUE Māori Cultural experience from their Rotoaira Homestead.
P. +64 22 314 2656 | +64 7 386 5322 E.
Kohutapu Lodge and Tribal Tours
3836 Galatea road, Galatea
p. +64 7 3663 777
Accommodation Around Te Urewera
Te Tii, Ruataahuna
A new development in the heart of Ruataahuna featuring 4 Chalet's and a small number of camping sites
Ph: 07 3663 228
Two accommodation options in the heart of Te Urewera: a lovely marae with friendly Maori hospitality or a comfortable cabin in White's Clearing surrounded by wild deer.
Big Bush Holiday Park & Water Taxi
Kerry and Annie Simpson have some lovely cabins with views, a lodge and back packing accommodation. They are warm and welcoming hosts that will ensure you are looked after. There is a Cafe / Bar on site and they also run a Water Taxi service for the Lake Waikaremoana walk.
Ph: 0800 525 392
A friendly, warm, & affordable motel in Murupara. Bookings recommended.
Lake Whakamarino Lodge
A comfortable lake-side lodge only 15 mins to Lake Waikaremoana with share-facilities & sleeping quarters.
Transport in Te Urewera
There is an Intercity Bus service that travels between Rotorua and Ruatahuna every Friday. Please contact the Rotorua i-Site for more information. There is no longer a shuttle service running into Te Urewera presently, if you want to get to Waikaremoana, it's either self-drive or book a custom experience.
Local Visitor Information Centres
Tourism Rotorua Information Centre
Fenton Street, Rotorua
Phone: +64 7 348 5179
Fax: +64 7 348 6044
Wairoa Visitor Centre
Paul Street, Wairoa
Ph/Fax: +64 6 838 7440
Free Phone 0800924 762 (NZ only)
Whakatane Visitor Information Centre
Quay Street, Whakatane
Phone: +64 7 308 6058
Fax +64 7 308 6020
Free Phone 0800 942 528 (NZ only)
Waikaremoana Manuhiri Centre
Phone: +64 6 837 3803