For the kids

The Redwoods & Whakarewarewa Forest is FREE to enjoy and explore, so it is an excellent place for families to visit any time of the year.

There are lots of great recreational options for families of all ages. In addition to various walking and mountain bike tracks there are also:

Orienteering courses – Junior Explorer Trails – Kids Discovery Packs

These options encourage exploration and adventure, and are fun and educational too.

Worksheets are available from The Redwoods Gift Shop & Visitor Centre. While you are there the kids can check out all the creepy crawlies in the bug cabinet!


Junior Explorer Sheet for 6 to 8 years

Download here – 566 KB

Junior Explorer Sheet for 9 to 12 years

Download here – 574 KB