Walking and Hiking Trails

We have so much for you to experience and can't wait to see you!
We love having you visit, and we entrust you to keep the sanctuary in it's pristine condition - help us out by adhering to the following protocols…


Environmental care code

  • Protect plants and animals.
  • Please do not feed the animals.
  • Leave only footprint and take any rubbish with you to dispose of after you leave.
  • Keep to the tracks, no animal (big or tiny) wants to have their home trampled on.
  • Enjoy your visit and toitū te whenua (leave the land undisturbed).
  • No dogs (please contact us if you have an assistance dog).
  • No bikes are permitted.
  • No smoking or vaping.
  • Use the toilets provided.



Before you go through any of the double gates which protect the forest from pests, please:

  • Check - your gear for introduced pests such as rodents, skinks or insects.
  • Clean - your footwear and gear, removing soil and seeds.
  • Close - ensure your gear is zipped up and food is in a sealed container to avoid attracting rodents or insects.