Enjoy a wonderful day of sightseeing and learning about indigenous Maori culture throughout the day as you discover Tamaki Makaurau (Auckland) and Te Wao Nui o Tiriwa (Waitakere Ranges) on Auckland’s West Coast. View several ancient volcanoes and marvel at the architecture of the Auckland Museum, one of New Zealand’s most beautiful buildings, as you visit the Auckland Domain. Explore the boutique suburb of Parnell, restored in the old colonial style with many beautiful mansions and along Tamaki Drive, one of the world’s most beautiful city drives. See several stunning beaches along Auckland's shoreline including Mission Bay, arguably Auckland’s most well-known beach with lovely golden sand and safe swimming. Drive over the famous Auckland Harbour Bridge spanning the Waitemata Harbour, see the Hauraki Gulf and great views of the mystical island volcano Rangitoto Island, Auckland’s largest and youngest volcano at 600 years old. Visit the Arataki Visitor Centre at the gateway to Auckland's famous West Coast, which is well-known for its interesting displays and magnificent views over the Manukau Harbour. Enjoy overlooking spectacular ocean vistas along Auckland’s wild West Coast in our famous Waitakere Ranges. Discover Te Wao Nui o Tiriwa (Maori for ancient forest of Tiriwa), the indigenous forest covering the Waitakere Ranges on Auckland’s famous west coast. Walk among unique indigenous trees and plants, learn their Maori names and their importance as both food and medicine. Meet some of our shy bush-dwelling native birds. Hear the lore and legends of the bush. Get up close to some of New Zealand’s unique indigenous flora and fauna. Explore Te Taihauuru (the famous ‘Wild West Coast’) with its unique and spectacular soaring cliffs. Return to Downtown Auckland after a wonderful day with a greater appreciation of Auckland and New Zealand’s Maori culture along the way.