Night Forest Walk

Fitness level moderate
Fitness level high
Wheelchair friendly

Highlights & inclusions

Visit New Zealand’s majestic Puketi Rainforest
A relaxed fully guided 2 hr Night Walk
Listen to the enchanting sounds of the Rainforest
Watch flying bats overhead head
Observe the nocturnal wildlife in their habitat
If you’re lucky maybe even spot a kiwi
or 4 payments of $21.16 with more info

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Fri, Jul 19, 2024

What you can expect

Witness the lush rainforests of New Zealand's **Bay of Islands** truly coming to live as day transitions to night and the nocturnal animals come out to play on this **guided walking tour**. Over the course of two hours, your friendly, experienced tour guide will take you through this natural paradise as the bats flying overhead feed on insects and the rest of the forest's nocturnal inhabitants emerge from their slumber - you may even encounter a Kiwi if you are lucky enough, so keep your eyes peeled. Groups are limited to a maximum size of 6 people and fill up quickly, so book now to ensure you don't miss out!


What you need to know

  • A relaxed fully guided 2 hr Night Walk in the Puketi Forest
  • On twilight listen to the bird song changing from day calls to night calls
  • See bats flying overhead feeding on the insects
  • On night fall observe the nocturnal wildlife of the forest in their habitats
  • Keep your eyes peeled for the iconic kiwi
  • Head lamps
  • Limited group sizes of 6
  • Experienced guides with a passion for conservation share their stories and knowledge
  • Over 360 indigenous species of plants
  • Spot the Northland green gecko and tusked weta
  • This subtropical rainforest is one of the most diverse in New Zealand
  • Departure times are subject to change to accommodate the sunset and night fall
  • Upon the completion of your booking, the tour operators contact details will be provided in the form of a tour voucher for you to confirm the tour time closer to your departure date
  • Phuketi Heights, 476 Phuketi Road
  • 12 mins from the Bay of Islands airport, 15 minutes from Kerikeri and 30 minutes from Paihia
What To Bring
  • Sunscreen
  • Sun hat
  • Sturdy walking shoes and attire
  • Small day pack
  • Wet weather clothing as required
Additional Information
  • The tours are able to be personalised to all levels of fitness from low impact for the elderly
  • Some trails are fully accessible for wheelchairs, while other are not. Please call our reservation team on 1300 839 731 should you have any questions surrounding this
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control. We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements
  • Prices are seasonal and are constantly changing. The from price displayed may not always be the price you are going to pay, as once you click on your specified date, the price will change to reflect the price for that date/season. Please note that in some cases where you cannot click on a date to obtain the price, please call us so we can assist you

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