Annapurna base Camp trekking while snowing
Wild Life:Eel, Riroriro (Grey Warbler), Piropiro (Tomtits), Pirairaka (Fantail), Ruru (Morepork), Silvereye, Kotare (Kingfisher), Kahu (Australasian Harrier), Popokatea (Whitehead), Titipounamu (Rifleman), Pihoihoi (New Zealand Pipit), Kereru, Tui, Korimako (Bellbird), Karearea (New Zealand Falcon), Kaka, Giant Kokopu, Short-jawed Kokupu, Banded Kokopu, Bully, Freshwater Crayfish, Lamprey, Long-finned Eel, Short-finned Eel, Glowworm and Gecko
Region:The Park is centred around the Pirongia mountain.
Best Time to Visit:01-Nov to 30-Apr
Accommodation:Pirongia has three free campsites:  in a grassy clearing 45 minutes into the Nikau Walk (with toilets)  halfway along the Bell Track (no toilets)  at Pahautea Hut, close to Mt Pirongia’s summit (with toilets). You can also stay in Pirongia Forest Park Lodge which is situated at the end of Grey Rd. It is a residential outdoor education facility available for hire.
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Temp:8 c to 18 c