Tramper enjoying the view, Pirongia Forest Park

Introduction

Explore Mt Karioi, Mt Pirongia or the Kaniwhaniwha Caves in Pirongia Forest Park.

Find things to do and places to stay Pirongia Forest Park

The Kaniwhaniwha Caves offer two caves to explore.

Brown and rainbow trout are present in Kaniwhaniwha Stream. Only fly fishing is permitted. Licences can be obtained from Fish & Game.

Stop kauri dieback and protect kauri
  • Kauri dieback disease is spread through soil.
  • Scrub soil off shoes and gear and check it's all removed before you go.
  • Use a cleaning station when you enter and leave.
  • Always stay on the track.

How you can help save kauri

Contacts

Te Rapa Office
Phone:   +64 7 850 8378
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   waikato@doc.govt.nz
Address:   5 Northway St
Te Rapa
Hamilton 3200
Postal Address:   PO Box 20025
Te Rapa
Hamilton 3241
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