Within our fence there are more than 10km of tracks to explore. Tracks go through many different forest types and wildlife habitats and there is a track for all ages and abilities. Click here to view the walking track map.
You can enjoy our tracks on your own with self guided walking or get a more in depth experience with a tour of the forest with one of our expert guides.
Up to date information on whats happening in the sanctuary and what tracks might be best for you can be provided by staff during your visit. Check out a list of our tracks below.
Grasslands – Easy
Flat grass with wildlife enclosures
Kākā Track – Easy
Easy gravel track that’s wheelchair friendly
Tūī Track – Easy
Flat gravel with a few ups and downs
Korimako / Bellbird Track – Medium
Mātātā/Fernbird Track – Easy
Butterfly Track – Easy
Pōkākā Loop Track – Medium
Mostly flat with some uneven sections
Aviary road – Easy
Wide gravel/grass track with small inclines
Kakaruwai/Robin valley track – Hard
Steep and narrow with stairs in sections, 300m altitude drop.
Contribute to the ongoing maintenance of our tracks?
The forest works hard to reclaim our tracks, help us keep them maintained so all can enjoy.
Get the best experience – Book a guided tour
Experience the best of Orokonui and get most from your visit with the help of one of our expert guides.
Learn more about wildlife you might encounter
Over 250 native species live within Orokonui. Learn more about what you might encounter.