About Adventure Puketi Tours

We love showing visitors through the tranquil natural beauty of the ancient Puketi rain forest, here in the Bay of Islands. We are Department of Conservation approved guided tours of the Puketi Rain Forest. Puketi boasts some of the most spectacular scenery that Northland has to offer. We will share with you stories, history, culture and a high standard of educational information to take away. Enjoy the native flora and fauna, the night walk encounter – observing the nocturnal wildlife. We hope you will enjoy reading this, where we will share some of our experiences and new and information relating to the forest, plus other industry and environmental news.

Your knowledgeable guides

Ian Candy your forest walk guide, has forty years living besides and tramping within New Zealand’s Puketi forest. Ian grew up in the area and feels totally at home on every trail. Ian shares his love of the forest with Bay of Islands holiday makers conveying a
strong sense of conservation. The Candy’s have operated a 140 hectare dairy/beef farm situated next to the Puketi Forest, 20 minutes from Kerikeri and 30 minutes from Paihia, Bay of Islands.

Meet Helen: A very knowledgeable guide, has been with Adventure Puketi for 5 years. Interests, the conservation of the forest, well versed in the native flora and fauna, history and the stars.

Ian our Guide






Our guide Helen