Annual Explorer

From NZD $101.00
  • Duration: 180 Minutes (approx.)
  • Location: Pukeatua, Waikato
  • Product code: SMMAE

Enjoy access to Te Tūī a Tāne Southern Enclosure within Aotearoa New Zealand’s largest fenced sanctuary for an entire year. Explore the ancient forest as often as you like and see the changes across the seasons. 

By becoming an Annual Explorer holder you help us to continue to restore and protect some of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most rare and endangered species, that are part of the precious ecosystem of diverse flora and fauna living on Maungatautari. This supports Sanctuary Mountain®'s vision to share the mauri and the mana of the maunga!

An Annual Explorer entitles you to:                                                                    

  • Sanctuary Explorer Pass/es to Te Tūī a Tāne Southern Enclosure 364 days a year (closed 25th December), collected from reception at Manu Tīoriori Visitor Centre between 9:00am – 4:00pm where a face covering is mandatory in the visitor centre (unless medically exempt). Children under 12 years are not required to wear a face covering.  
  • Regular updates via our monthly newsletter – Maunga Matters subscription.
Standard booking terms and conditions apply.


A Locals' Annual Explorer is available for permanent Waikato residents and current ID* & address verification** is required to be presented to reception when you initiate your Locals' Annual Explorer on the first visit.