Lake Waikaremoana Walking Tour
Lake Waikaremoana Walking Tour

Lake Waikaremoana Walking Tour

New Zealand is full of spectacular environments to explore, from mountains to rainforests, beaches to remote islands. The ultimate trip for any explorer in New Zealand, though, wouldn’t be complete without visiting Te Urewera – the largest remaining area of native forest in the North Island! The best way to explore this mystical and primordial forest is the Lake Waikaremoana Guided walk, a 4 day walking tour and a breathtaking journey deep into New Zealand’s ‘last frontier’.

What are New Zealand's Great Walks?

Kick off your Great Walks adventure with the Lake Waikaremoana track, home to primordial rain forests, secluded beaches and spectacular mountain ranges. A great way to experience the track is the Lake Waikaremoana Guided walk with Walking Legends, a 4 day walking tour that organises everything you'll need for your journey.

Te Urewera is an immense and remote rainforest, on the east coast of the North Island. Home to crystal clear lakes, towering waterfalls and shrouded in mist, it’s a sanctuary for wildlife with almost every species of native New Zealand bird living there. Lake Waikaremoana is the forest’s deepest lake, and it’s walking track is one of New Zealand’s ‘Great Walks’, following the west side of the lake.

This walking adventure offers the chance to fully immerse yourself in nature, whilst being able to discover it’s indigenous culture. Your expedition will go from hut to hut, in a small group and guided an expert support team. Along the way, you’ll admire beautiful secluded beaches, learn fascinating history and take in truly inspiring views. You’ll spend a few hours hiking each day along varied terrain and trials – walk alongside peaceful estuary’s, forests full of wildlife, to incredible mountain ranges.

This is the perfect trip for anyone who wants to get out into New Zealand’s wilderness, with all the support you’ll need, and a fantastic way to explore some of the countries finest landscapes.

  • 4-7 hours walking/hiking each day – moderate fitness is required.
  • Includes meals, snacks, drinks, hut accommodation and any walking equipment you may want.
  • You’ll be picked up from your central Rotorua accommodation.
  • Click here for FAQ’s.

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