What to do in Kaimanawa Forest Park:
Wild Life: Sika Deer, Red Deer, Wild Horse, Pigeon, Fantail, Bellbird, Rifleman, Robin, Grey Warbler, Tomtit, Whitehead, Kakariki, Blue Duck, New Zealand Falcon, Pipit, Tui, Morepork, Fernbird, Kaka, Black Shag, Pied Shag, Long-tailed Cuckoo and Kiwi
Adventure: Canoeing, Rafting, Hunting, Overnight Trekking, Tramping, Trout Fishing, Swimming, Picnicking, Camping, Mountain Biking, Walking
Where is Kaimanawa Forest Park:
Region: Located at southeast of Lake Taupo, and extends over Kaimanawa mountain ranges separated by the headwater valleys of several major North Island rivers.
Location: Taupo district, Tongariro and Taupo regions, New Zealand
When & how to get to Kaimanawa Forest Park:
Best Time to Visit: to
Getting There: The northern access to the park is via Taharua Road off the Napier-Taupo Road (S.H.5) and the western access is via three Hydro Access Roads off the Desert Road (S.H.1) south of Turangi.
Nearest Town: Taupo
Nearest Railway Station:
Where to stay (Lodges / Guest Houses / Camps / Resorts / Hotels):
Accommodation: The DOC (Department of Conservation) maintains four huts to stay inside the park.
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Climate & Weather conditions in Kaimanawa Forest Park:
Temp: c to c
Rainfall: 3500 cm
Other details about Kaimanawa Forest Park:
Area: 773 sq km
Language: English and Maori