MIRROR LAKE SUNSET & NIGHT WALK
From $375 per person
Walk through an enchanted 'goblin' forest where gnarled and twisted trees drip with mosses and ferns, to a plateau offering spectacular views of the mighty Mount Taranaki and out to the ocean.
Golden tussocks and fragile alpine plants surround the little lake famous for it’s reflection of the mountain. Here we will rest and wait for sunset and the perfect photo opportunity.
If the cloud rolls in and there's no view, our guide knows the best spots for exploring and getting the most out of the evening's walk.
Experience the ethereal world of the goblin forest at night as you descend to the shuttle past glow worms and iridescent fungi. If you're lucky, we may hear the unique sound of the Kiwi who live in the surrounding forest.
GOBLIN FOREST AND ALPINE HIKE
FROM $375 PER PERSON
Alpine tussock lands, towering volcanic formations and spectacular views make the Jacob's Ladder Loop Trail one of the most popular half-day hikes in Egmont National Park.
This private exclusive tour takes you up the slopes of Mt Taranaki through the Goblin Forest of twisted Kamahi trunks hanging with mosses and ferns, into golden tussock lands. On a clear day, enjoy breathtaking views of the mighty mountain and out to Mt Ruapehu and the Tasman Sea.
On your trip, our knowledgeable guide will help you interpret the magical surroundings, providing you with information about the national park, cultural history and the unique native birds and plants around you.
Return to the road end via an alpine lodge.
GOBLIN FOREST & RAZORBACK LOOKOUT
FROM $499 per person - pRIVATE EXCLUSIVE TOUR
(CAN BE A SUNSET TOUR)
For a shorter trip that still packs a punch, this little hike has it all.
Learn the history and culture of this special area as you walk through native 'goblin' forest dripping with mosses and ferns, up into the sub-alpine zone on the mountain.
Arriving at the lookout, a breath-taking view of the majestic Mount Taranaki is revealed. Below you, the North Taranaki coastline stretches to the horizon.
Descend through goblin forest while your guide points out native fauna and flora and explains the special conservation projects protecting the unique wildlife.