Tramper at stream by Aongatete Lodge Campsite, Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park
The 37,000 ha forest park is a living museum of natural and human history.The park marks the northern limit of kamahi, red and silver beech,and the southern limit of the huge kauri. Birdlife includes the fantail, North Island Robin,kereru (native pigeon), waxeye or silver-eye, tui and tomtit.
Fantails, kereru and tomtits dwell in Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park. Visit the many beautiful locations in Kamai Mamaku Forest Park.
Enjoy the historic character of the northern Kaimai or go tramping or hunting in the central or southern zones. The unusual combination of semi-coastal and alpine plant species makes this forest unique and highly significant.
You can stay in huts or camp in Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park.
Find out what you can do to plan and prepare for your visit to Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park.
The Waiorongomai Valley in the Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park contains the historic site of the Piako County Tramway, New Zealand's oldest tramway.
You can walk in the valley through regenerating native bush.
Introduce year 7-8 students to the gold mining history of the Waiorongomai Valley near Te Aroha.
Find businesses that are DOC-approved to provide activities and services in Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park.
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DOC maps: Discover the outdoors - DOC's key places, campsites, tracks and huts, and visitor centres on a map
Waitawheta Bush Tramway
Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:1. Plan your trip2. Tell someone3. Be aware of the weather4. Know your limits5. Take sufficient supplies
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