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 & Waitakere City

Tour Type

Scenic Tours

Price From

NZ $249

Per Person

Piha Beach
Piha Beach

Aerial View of Piha Beach

press to zoom
Arataki Visitor Centre
Arataki Visitor Centre

Maori Carvings

press to zoom
Bush Walk
Bush Walk

Rain Forest Bush Walk

press to zoom
1/8

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 Kitekite Waterfalls, a stunning 40-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 Kitekite 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 Kitekite Waterfalls

  • Visit to lookouts over Lion Rock at Piha

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

Like this Tour?
Share this with you family and friends

  • Instagram
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • TikTok

Extend, enhance and upgrade your holiday to New Zealand with our wide range of multi-day experiences or a chance to create your own custom itineraries