Te Urewera National Park

Te Urewera National Park

scenic drive through


3 Rankers Reviews

3 Face-to-Face

17 Scenic Attractions

5 Lake Waikaremoana

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Remote, rugged, immense.

The Te Urewera region covers the southern part of Te Urewera National Park. The park contains the largest forested wilderness remaining in the North Island. It is famous for its lakes and forested beauty as well as its stormy history.

180km of winding gravel road.


Feature Value Info


DOC East Coast

Central government organisation


North IslandTairāwhiti GisborneLake Waikaremoana


  • Scenic Attractions
  • Free


Thorbeu Scholz's avatar

Thorbeu Scholz


Ranking: 10/10

Awesome National Park with amazing views.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Philipp Schwanbeck


Ranking: 9/10

Awesome untouched nature experience. Huge lake, which is wonderful to swim in and walks through the rainforest.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Bodil Andersen


Ranking: 9/10

180km of winding gravel road, but fantastic scenery.

Reviewed over 9 years ago