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Walking Legends Lake Waikaremoana Guided Hiking Waikaremoana Discovery Tour

Explore the best of Lake Waikaremoana, Whirinaki Forest and Te Urewera National Park on this New Zealand walking holiday.

Journey into the North Island's most remote and untouched wilderness area, where the mountains are cloaked in mist, mysticism and primordial forest. Walk some of the most spectacular sections of the Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk and world-famous Whirinaki Forest, while staying in comfortable lodgings.

  • Join a small group
  • 4 days / 3 nights all-inclusive New Zealand walking holiday
  • Flexible itinerary - can be tailored to suit any fitness level
  • Carry a day pack only
  • Includes: all meals and snacks; wine;
  • 2 star lodge accommodation; boat cruise, return Rotorua transport; passionate and experienced guides
  • Optional activities: trout fishing; amazing natural hot spring swim; informal local marae visit
  • Easy/Moderate Fitness
Day by day

Day One: Whirinaki Forest

3-5 hours walking (Lunch Dinner)

Day Two: Panekire Bluffs

3-5 hours walking (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day Three: Lake Waikareiti

3-5 hours walking (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day Four: Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk

2-4 hours walking (Breakfast, Lunch)

The walking trails on the Waikaremoana Discovery Tour are of easy to moderate difficulty, and range from well-formed paths to tracks broken with tree roots, rocks and mud. Your guide will choose the best walks to suit the group's interests and abilities.


This service is available as part of one of our Custom Itineraries or holidays, please visit our home page to learn more about how we can help you with your holiday.

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