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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.

DURATION

Full Day

LOCATION

Auckland City &

West Coast

TOUR TYPE

Scenic Tours

Unique Experience

PRICE FROM

NZ $149

Per Person

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Tour Summary

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.

Tour Highlights

  • Escape the city and relax in the peace of the rainforest, mountain, and Piha Beach

  • Marvel at the clear waters, rolling surf, and black sand shores, surrounded by emerald cliffs

  • Witness  breath-taking landscape of Waitakere Ranges and Karekare Waterfalls, a stunning 30-meter waterfall

  • Visit and admire magnificent views from The Arataki Visitor Centre

  • Absorb the local history to immerse in this unspoilt area of real New Zealand.

  • Soak up spectacular ocean vistas along Auckland’s wild West Coast

  • Learn about unique indigenous flora and fauna

  • See the most stunning of all the black sand beaches on Auckland's famous West Coast

  • Wander in a native rainforest and see the amazing Kauri Trees

  • Walk on the soft, black sand on an awe-inspiring beach

  • Getting that perfect picture of Karekare Falls

  • Marvel at Lion Rock, Piha’s most iconic landmark, and see the Māori carving

Tour Inclusion

  • Fully guided return transfers from Auckland

  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD

  • Complimentary refreshments and water on board

  • Access to Wi-Fi on board for a small surcharge

  • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the tour

  • Luxurious temperature controlled transportation in a minibus

  • Visit to Arataki Visitor Centre & Guided rainforest walk

  • Visit to Karekare Waterfalls

  • Visit to lookouts over Lion Rock at Piha

  • Spectacular views of the Tasman Sea and West Coast from the lookouts

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