GUIDED TOURS

Ginseng Factory Plantation Tour

Experience the harvesting of a pure wild ginseng plant in our pine forest, by one of our expert ginseng growers. Learn how ginseng found its way to New Zealand and is now flourishing in the wild natural environment. The wild roots look, taste and smell just like wild ginseng found in North China and Korea. See how Pure Wild Ginseng is processed and sample some of the ginseng products we produce from this amazing plant known in Asia as "The King of the Herbs".

  • Allow 2-3 hours for the tour. Cost is $75 per head.
  • Tours are by arrangement only.
  • Availability - December through to March each year.
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Totara Native Bush Walk - Guided Tour (New Product)

"Meander through the Ancient Forest where the magnificent Totara Trees stand tall and the birds sing in harmony under the forest canopy. Hear the tribal account of how the area was populated and how the local tribes still gather food and medicines from the native bush. Sample some bush food in this unique native bush setting."

  • Allow 1-2 hours for the tour
  • Cost is $45 per head.
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Pa Harakeke Eco- Cultural - Guided Experience

"Be welcomed by your hosts and taken on a journey amongst the Harakeke and native plants and learning about the local tribal traditions and the stories handed down by Rereahu ancestors. Harvest a harakeke leaf and weave your very own taonga (gift) taught by our experienced guides. Learn a Maori waiata (song) and taste some of the local delicacies."

  • Allow 2-3 hours for the tour
  • Cost is $75 per head
  • Tours are by arrangement only. Available all year round.

Contact Details

For all enquiries please contact Edwina Te Aho our Pa Harakeke Manager. Phone 07 929 8708  Email edwina.teaho@maraeroac.co.nz