The Cry of the Tui
Coach at Puketi Forest.Bay of Islands.New Zealand Trail head at Puketi Forest
Adventure Puketi started the new season on a beautiful sunny day. two people from the USA walked the combo walk. Starting with a 2 hour walk through the forest in the day light and 1 hour in the night, spring is happening with many flowers out. In the night insects,snails were in abundance, we heard a male kiwi call and the waterfall echoed through the forest.when we emerged from the forest the night sky shone brightly, especially the milky way.
This private tour enjoyed the Puketi rain forest in the Bay of Islands NZ Last coach of passengers off the cruise ship Celebrity The last two cruise ships in the bay or islands till October 2014
Full day hiking trip Rata flowering One of our Hiking Trips in the Puketi Forest is a full day walk. Conservation in the forest is really noticeable now. The Northern Rata (Metrosideros robusta) is flowering again. The Rata is a tall tree, up to 25 m or more tall,which begins its life as an epiphyte.The pseudotrunks, formed by the coalescing of descending roots after the supporting tree has died may be 2 m or more in diameter. The bark is rough and flaky. The leaves are 2.5 - 5 cm long x 1.5 -2 cm wide,hairless, rounded and a [...]