Your first stop is Te Hana Te Ao Marama Marae & Māori Cultural Centre for a privately guided experience and an introduction to the Pre-European Māori lifestyle, including inspiring kōrero. Learn how to harvest harekeke and weave a kai kono within a traditional Wharenui and enjoy a hāngi lunch.
DAY ONE EVENING
This evening visit Waipoua Forest for a twilight tour where your guide will share local legends before respectfully greeting the oldest known kauri tree in the world with spine-tingling chants and songs.
This morning take a boat across to nearby sand dunes and try sandboarding! This afternoon connect with nature at Wairere Boulders Park; explore the trails and swimming holes in this tranquil setting. Finally, visit Ngawha Springs Hot Pool for a relaxing soak before your journey back to the city.
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