Experience an exclusive maori cultural guided tour through one of the last native Kauri forests in New Zealand. Walk through this forest found in the beautiful Bay of Islands and learn how the maori people traditionally used the trees, plants and birds of the forest to heal, protect, nourish, entertain and support their growing families.
Discover the realities of the true state of the forests now by learning how the introduction of species from other countries have impacted on the precious New Zealand flora and fauna and meet the passionate conservationists that are striving hard to protect and preserve the real treasures of this beautiful country.
What You'll Get
Experience an exclusive maori cultural guided tour through an amazing native kauri forest.
Learn how maori traditionally used the trees, plants and birds of the forest to heal, protect, nourish, entertain and support their growing families.
* Knowledge of traditional trapping methods for food.
* Modern pest control trapping methods used today.
* Option to try traditional maori medicines.
* Listen to the haunting sounds of a traditional maori instrument.
Tours start and finish from the car park area in front of the Paihia Maritime Building (69 Marsden Road).
Tour start time: 10.00am
Tour return time: 1.30pm
Duration: 3.5 hours
* minimum age for children is 5 years for this shared tour. Children under the age of 5 years can only be booked on a private tour
* Children 15 years and older are required to be booked as an adult
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Children under the age of 5 years can only be booked on a private tour.
- Near public transportation
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Fully guided tour
- Modern minibus transport
- Not applicable
Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup from accomadation in the Paihia area can be arranged.
3 hours 30 minutes
Same as pick up location
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Earth Mother Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.
This offer is not eligible for promo codes.
The Fine Print
7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.