Timings : 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Time Required : 2-3 hrs
A range of diverse forests, the Whakarewarewa forest, also known as the Redwoods Forest in Rotorua is one of the leading natural treasures that offer a variety of recreational opportunities, panoramic views and exotic species. It is located only 5 minutes away from Downtown Rotorua and is an award-winning attraction. So if you’re waiting for an outing in one of nature’s best creations, then this 55,000-hectare forest awaits you.
This forest is special for its routes and walkways which include storyboards containing information on forestry along with Redwoods i-Site centre that is the starting point for many walks especially the Redwoods Treewalk. What’s more, the Redwoods Forest, a part of the Whakarewarewa trails is considered to be one of the top eight in the world
The range of biking and hiking trails are well-maintained with signposts and have cool names such as North Face, Gunna Gotta and Check it out.