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Kupe's Path Hokianga Waipoua Forest 3 Days

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The descendants of Kupe welcome you, as do the spirits of our ancestors. Enter the Hokianga-Nui-a-Kupe the sacred cradle of ourtribal histories. In our forest of Waipoua “Tane mahuta”,thegod of forest welcomes you. Experience this Giant tree, which has been handedover from the ancient Gondwana Continental period to the present day.  We invite you to enjoy a conversation with the forest’s voiceless voices.

Tour Details

This is a 3-day trip to Hokianga and Waipoua Forest.The tour is called  Kupe's path of Maori legend. You can experienced deep Maori culture and Ancient nature.

Hokianga, there are Maori culture still rooted in their way of life and they live in harmony with nature. In Waipoua Forest, you will be greeted by Tane Mahuta, a giant 2000-year-old Giant Kauri tree, which is respected by the Maori as the Load of the Forest. Experience Maori culture and the ancient natural forest in these three days.The highlight of day 1 is a visit to Manae ( Interractive story telling place ) , a local Maori guide will take you through Maori culture and history, along with the legend of Kupe the Navigator. A Maori cultural experience will take place on the second day. Enjoy making of traditional Maori medicines using natural plants such as Kawakawa Balm or Kumarahou Tea. In the evening, a local Maori guide will take you on a Tour Twilight Waipoua Forest Tour. Enjoy a conversation with the voiceless forest.Return to Auckland via Paihia on the last day. You can extend your stay in Paihia if you wish.

Trip Plan

Tour Length: 3 Days ( Can be extended if you wish )

Minimum Number: This tour requires a minimum of 2 Adults.


08:00 - Leave Auckland
13:00 - Arrive Hokianga . Enjoy picnic lunch.
15:00 - Visit "Manae " Interactive story telling place ( duration 2 hours )
19:00 - Sunset Dinner at The Heads Hokianga.
20:30 - Stay at Hotel


07:30 - Breakfast at hotel.
09:00 - Join " Ronga Maori "( ex : Maori Medicine Making )
12:00 - PM Free
17:15 - Waipoua Forest Twilight Tour ( duration 3 hours ) 
20:30 - A Heartwarmimg Dine at Hotel.
22:00 - Stay at Hotel.

07:30 - Breakfast at hotel.
10:30 - Leave for Paihia.
12:00 - Arrive at Paihia.
13:35 - Leave for Auckland by Greatsights Bus.
17:45 - Arrive in Auckland.

What to Bring:

For the most enjoyable experience, we recommend that you bring-

  • A camera!
  • Hiking boots
  • Lightweight jacket (in winter) or sun hat (in summer)
  • Water bottle

Tour Cost

$1,200.00 NZD / person

( Twin/ Double Share Basis) 

** The Meals are only included as listed in the itinerary.

**  The Hotel class is The Heads Hokianga ( standard room ) but it subject to change. If rooms are full ,another category will be places which may incur extra costs.

** Group, family and child rate is available. Please inform and will offer best price for you. arrange single or triple room.

Cancellation and refund policy

Cancellation and refund policy

-Outside 30 Days from date of departure : none.

-Between 29 – 14 from date of departure : 50% of full fare.

--Between 13 days of date of departure : 100% of full fare.

* The cancellation after your payment in case of Paypal , does      not apply for a refund of card fees ( 3% ) as per Paypal term      & conditions.

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  • A minimum of 2 adults must be attending the tour for the tour to take place.
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