The Redwoods (Whakarewarewa Forest)

Photo by Becky, University of Queensland (AUS) (home university: Northeastern University)

California’s iconic redwoods have found an unlikely home in Rotorua. Only one percent of the original plantings remain, but what’s left is an amazing forest providing a variety of opportunities for outdoor activities, especially walking tracks to nearby lakes and thermal areas.

Location: Long Mile Road, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand

Hours: Open 24 hours

Cost: Free

Phone: +64 7 350 0110


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