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Waitakere Wilderness Experience

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Starting from £128 GBP / Adult
Depart on a scenic drive to the heart of the Waitakere Ranges, a lush, bird-filled fringe of hills separating Auckland from its rugged west coast. Upon arrival, proceed for a visit to the Arataki Visitor's Centre-the gateway to the rainforest-to learn about the area's history and admire the magnificent traditional Maori carvings that stand guard at the entrance. Next, your drive continues into the lush rainforest-70% of its native plants are endemic to New Zealand-where you'll take an easy, guided bush walk. Then, enjoy a refreshment before driving to the wild, west-coast beaches to visit the unspoiled, black-sand, Piha Beach, a popular surfing hub. Upon arrival, enjoy an opportunity to feel the soft, black sand beneath your feet as you stroll along one of the most awe-inspiring beaches the world has to offer.
  • Travel to the Waitakere Ranges, a lush, bird-filled fringe of hills separating Auckland from its rugged west coast.
  • Take an easy, guided bush walk through lush rainforest, where you'll see 70% of the native plants that are endemic to New Zealand.
  • Visit the unspoiled, black-sand, Piha Beach-a popular New Zealand surfing hub.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
What to WearShow
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Suitable clothing for weather
  • A warm/ waterproof jacket
  • Hat
Important NotesShow
  • Piha beach walk is 1.8km (1.1 miles).
  • Walk includes natural bush tracks and uneven terrain.
  • Not recommended for guests with limited mobility.
  • Picnic style lunch included.
Location Auckland, New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand
Tour Code AKC5 AKC5
Duration5.00 Hours 5.00 Hours
Activity Level#Medium #Medium
#A meal is served on this excursion.
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