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Guided Forest Tour of Sanctuary Mountain

Hamilton, New Zealand

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1 hour 30 minutesMobile & paper tickets accepted

Sanctuary Mountain® Maungatautari is a mainland ecological island located in the North Island of New Zealand where you can experience the ancient feel of an old-growth, native forest protected from introduced pests by the world’s longest multi-species predator-proof fence. 

Your guided forest walk will be enriched as you are accompanied by one of our passionate and knowledgeable guides who will share the stories of Sanctuary Mountain®  with you as you explore the beautiful walking tracks of Te Tūī a Tāne - the Southern Enclosure.

Take in the majesty of our indigenous forest and try to spot the numerous bird species which make the maunga - mountain their home.  Spend time in the clearing where our kākā like to hang out and take an optional walk up the viewing tower for a unique perspective of the forest canopy from above.

What's Included

  • Professional guide
  • Local taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Food and drinks

What To Expect

Your guided tour will depart from the Sanctuary Mountain® Maungatautari visitor centre. Here your guide will intoduce you to the project and you will have the opportunity to see how our multi-species predator-proof fence keeps pests away.

Your group will gather to hear the history of the project before entering Te Tūī a Tāne - the southern enclosure of the forest. As you make your way along the paths of the sanctuary's ancient, vibrant, pest-free forest your guide will share stories of the

The Location

Where To Go

Pukeatua, Waikato


Hamilton, New Zealand

Return details

Guided tour ends back at the Visitor Centre.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please arrive a minimum of 10 minutes prior to departure
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wear sensible walking footwear

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Guided Forest Tour of Sanctuary Mountain

From $28.73
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