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Waitakere Ranges Tours and Tickets

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The hustle and bustle of Auckland is mere miles from lush forests and stunning landscapes. The Waitakere Ranges, a short drive northwest of the city center, are home to a regional park full of dense native bush, running rivers, and enchanting waterfalls. Enjoy numerous walking trails and incredible views of Auckland and the Tasman Sea.

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Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland
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Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland

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Explore the Waitakere Ranges rain forest and Auckland’s rugged west coast, including Piha Beach, during an afternoon tour with a guide who is knowledgeable about New Zealand flora and fauna. From the Arataki Centre, admire sweeping views from the Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean. Learn about Maori history, stroll the beach, and take a nature walk through a lush rain forest while you experience Auckland's largest regional park.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$111.05
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$111.05

Coast and Rainforest Eco-Tour from Auckland with Lunch
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Coast and Rainforest Eco-Tour from Auckland with Lunch

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See the untamed beauty of New Zealand’s west coast on this North Island day trip from Auckland. Travel with a guide to the Waitakere Ranges, with a stop at the Arataki Visitor Centre overlook for views of the Tasman Sea out to the Pacific Ocean. Admire Maori carvings before a guided rainforest walk, then visit giant kauri trees and one of the area’s magnificent black sand beaches. Picnic lunch and light refreshments are included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$173.11
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$173.11

Piha Beach and Rainforest Day Tour

Piha Beach and Rainforest Day Tour

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Travel with a small group on a guided tour to Waitakere Ranges Regional Park, including a rainforest walk and a stroll on Piha Beach. This day trip heads west from Auckland with a stop at the Arataki Visitor Centre for harbor views. Dig your toes into the black-sand beach pounded by large surf and walk to a cascading waterfall for a swim. Your knowledgeable guide points out native flora and birdlife along the way.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.65
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Auckland Maori Tour

Auckland Maori Tour

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Follow an indigenous Maori guide around Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau) and the west coast of New Zealand on this full-day tour. Learn about Maori culture, myths, legends, and history. Lunch and round-trip transportation from your Auckland hotel included.
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  • 8 hours
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$258.04
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$258.04

Auckland Shore Excursion: Small-Group Coast and Rainforest Tour
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Auckland Shore Excursion: Small-Group Coast and Rainforest Tour

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See New Zealand’s coastal rainforest and black-sand beaches on a full-day shore excursion from the Auckland port. Visit Waitakere Ranges Regional Park for a guided bush walk and marvel at traditional Maori carvings and thousand-year-old kauri trees. Enjoy views over the Tasman Sea and savor a Kiwi-style picnic lunch on this small-group tour, with personalized attention from your professional guide.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$173.11
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Auckland City and West Coast Full Day Tour
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Auckland City and West Coast Full Day Tour

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Discover the best of urban and rural New Zealand on this full-day Auckland city and West Coast tour. Travel by luxury vehicle through attractive districts such as Devonport, Titirangi, and Tamaki Drive, and admire colonial homes in Parnell. Check out views over the Waitakere Ranges and explore black sand beaches and dense rainforests, where pohutukawa trees thrive. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 15 people.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$225.37
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Auckland City Highlights, Afternoon Beach & Rainforest Tour
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Auckland City Highlights, Afternoon Beach & Rainforest Tour

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Experience the highlights of Auckland on a city sightseeing tour in the morning combined with an afternoon wilderness experience in Waitakere Ranges Regional Park. Learn how Aucklanders live and play as you explore the City of Sails with an informative guide. Then discover native flora and fauna on a beach stroll and forest walk, including a glimpse of the North Island’s giant kauri trees.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
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$163.31
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Piha and Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour from Auckland

Piha and Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour from Auckland

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Volcanic beaches, native rain forest, and vineyards abound on this full-day tour of West Auckland. Begin with a wine tasting in Henderson Valley, then continue to the Waitakere Ranges, where more than 40,000 acres (16,000 hectares) of coastline and forest await you. Get elevated views of the reserve from the Arataki visitor center, explore the black-sand beaches of Piha and Karekare, and get close to the Karekare waterfalls. Then, enjoy an included lunch before finishing your tour with more wine tastings.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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$186.18
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Best Of West Coast Of Auckland Half Day Tour

Best Of West Coast Of Auckland Half Day Tour

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The Waitakere Ranges are less than an hour away from Auckland’s city center but offer some of the most beautiful natural attractions on New Zealand’s west coast. This 5-hour tour picks visitors up from the city for an afternoon of exploring the rugged coastline before dropping them off in the early evening. The perfect trip for those who want to spend a day in nature without getting too far out of the city.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$142.08
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$142.08
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Nature Day Tour - The Wicked West Tour

Nature Day Tour - The Wicked West Tour

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Immerse yourself in the stunning natural beauty of West Auckland’s Waitakere Ranges. Explore the crystalline black sand of Piha beach, the wild isolation of Karekare beach and the cascading Karekare waterfall. Travel in our luxurious SUVs through ancient native forests and be among the beautiful west Auckland scenery. With a maximum of four travellers (private tours can accommodate up to six travellers*) experience one of the best natural tours showcasing the hidden western gems Auckland has to offer. Alongside your Tour Bro. travel less than one hour from downtown Auckland to the beautiful wicked west.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$163.03
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1 Great Day Auckland - Spectacular West Coast - Private Tour & Shore Excursion

1 Great Day Auckland - Spectacular West Coast - Private Tour & Shore Excursion

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Enjoy a fantastic route from Auckland City into the Wilderness and back. Fully guided in English or German language. Muriwai is one of New Zealand's most spectacular black-sand beaches, nestled between Auckland‘s beautiful native rainforest and rock-clashing world-class surf. It‘s a short and easy track up the cliff-tops to the viewing platforms to give you stunning views far over the dramatic coastline of Tasman Sea. You get up close to the colony that you can count the eggs and observe the fluffy chicks. A scenic drive to one of Auckland‘s „Must-Do“ attractions where we found ourselves surrounded by the natural beauty one expects to see in New Zealand. It‘s a nature-related informative and well presented Visitor Center with superb 360 degree panoramic viewpoints overlooking the Auckland area and subtropical rainforest to the ocean. It's an educational area in regards to the regions flora, animals, history and culture of the land.
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  • 4 hours
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Private Auckland Luxury Tour
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Private Auckland Luxury Tour

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Enjoy a Private Tour of Auckland City and its glorious West Coast. See the very best parts of Tamaki Makaurau (Auckland) on a Private Tour away from the crowds with a tour operator that has so far won 4 global tourism awards. Marvel at views of several ancient volcanoes and the spectacular nature surrounding New Zealand’s largest city. Explore the Auckland Domain with the Auckland Museum as its centrepiece. Marvel at Auckland’s 2nd-largest volcano. See the old colonial style mansions in the suburb of Parnell with many beautiful mansions. See Tamaki Drive, one of the world’s most beautiful city drives, admiring several of the stunning beaches along Auckland's shoreline. Explore Mission Bay, arguably Auckland’s most well-known beach with lovely golden sand. Enjoy great views of the famous Hauraki Gulf and the mystical island volcano Rangitoto Island, Auckland’s largest and youngest volcano at 600 years old.
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  • 1 to 8 hours
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1 Great Day Auckland - City & Spectacular West Coast Nature - Private Tour

1 Great Day Auckland - City & Spectacular West Coast Nature - Private Tour

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It's Auckland plus New Zealand's magic in a day. Fully guided private tour in English or German. And we add colonial style houses in charming Devonport,views from volcanic hills overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Auckland, Harbour Bridge, the beautiful Museum Domain and exotic Winter Gardens. All you need on a day tour or shore excursion! • Auckland, mallow golden and rugged black sand beaches, West Coast, Gannets and rainforest in day? • Fully Guided Small Group (2-4 people), the perfect great full-day tour when you are in Auckland. • English or German speaking • Private Tour options - please get in touch
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  • 6 hours
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West Coast Wilderness Experience

West Coast Wilderness Experience

Auckland’s Wild West is renowned for its rugged beauty. Walk through the sacred native rainforest, experience the rugged coastline and windswept, black-sand beaches. Home to unique wildlife and towering ancient trees, dramatic waterfalls, and some of the most breath-taking views you’ll ever see! The ‘wild west’ feels like another world away. All have a remote, untamed beauty that's good for the soul. Indulge in breath-taking panoramic viewpoints over the Tasman Sea, which separates New Zealand from Australia.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$195.32
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Explore Waitakere Ranges Natural Treasures - Rainforest And Black Sand Beaches

Explore Waitakere Ranges Natural Treasures - Rainforest And Black Sand Beaches

Private and Exclusive Chauffeur Driven Trip to Piha Beach and Waitakere Ranges - Arataki Tourist Centre in our late model luxury MPV and Sedan Cars. Customer Oriented Professional Safe and Friendly Service. Vehicles are well groomed and maintained for hygiene safety and comfort of our passengers and driver. It is a 45 minute scenic drive through West Auckland Suburbs, Sub Tropical New Zealand Forests and Wilderness of Waitakere Ranges. First stop will be at Arataki Tourist Centre and then at Piha. www.piha.co.nz There is no admission fee. We will allow you to have coffee/beer and meal at local cafes.
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  • 5 hours
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Private Tour to Auckland’s Wild West with Bush walks, waterfalls & Piha Beach.

Private Tour to Auckland’s Wild West with Bush walks, waterfalls & Piha Beach.

See a completely different side of Auckland on this private day tour to the city’s west coast. In a private vehicle you’ll travel from the city over the Waitakere Ranges and down to the rugged black-sand coastline on the other side of the mountains. Take a short walk through the bush, cool off in waterfall pools, and take a dip at popular Piha Beach, if you like.
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  • 7 hours
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$391.30
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Auckland City And Best Of West Coast Of Auckland's Natural Tour

Auckland City And Best Of West Coast Of Auckland's Natural Tour

While Auckland is known for its bustling center, some of the country’s most beautiful natural attractions are just a short drive away from the inner city. This full-day tour takes travelers to see Auckland’s best urban sights before venturing into nature; the perfect option for short-term visitors looking for an overview of the city and its natural surroundings in just one day.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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$189.12
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$189.12
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Auckland Sights Exclusive 8 Hour Luxury Day Tour

Auckland Sights Exclusive 8 Hour Luxury Day Tour

See Auckland your way on this private, customized tour. A local guide picks you up at the port or your hotel, then set out out on a full-day exploration of the city. Drive Queen Street and Tamaki Drive, visit scenic viewpoints, gardens, black sand beaches, wineries and more. Let your guide know if you have specific things you’d like to see or do.
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  • 8 hours
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$254.61
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Piha Adventure Tour

Piha Adventure Tour

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Spend the day outside the city of Auckland and explore the surrounding region on this guided tour. You’ll visit three major attractions such as the Karekare Beach and Waitakere Ranges before arriving at the popular Piha Beach where you will be able to enjoy a tour and free time to relax.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.20
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