Escape the bustle of the city on a half day tour to Auckland's wild, black-sand beaches and lush rainforest. Our experienced guides unfold the story of the forest that covers this land with its unique fauna and flora.
* Ideal for all ages
* FREE pick up for inner city accommodation
* Refreshments provided
Only 30 kilometres from downtown Auckland is the city’s largest regional park, the Waitakere Ranges. No other city in New Zealand has such a wonderful asset so close to it. In just 30 minutes you leave behind the bustle of the city and step into the tranquility of the rainforest. Travel to the Arataki Centre perched high on the ridge of the Waitakere Ranges and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views from the Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean.
Continue on to the lush rainforest where you walk the easy bush tracks amongst giant tree ferns and view New Zealand’s famous kauri trees. Move on to experience the power of the wild and rugged west coast. Feel the black sand beneath your feet as you stroll along some of the most awe-inspiring beaches the world has to offer.
Trip times: 12.30pm-5.30pm daily