Full Day Coast and Rainforest Walk

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Highlights & inclusions

Views and Māori carvings at Arataki Visitor Centre
Walk on a black sand beach
Visit an old (800years+) Kauri tree
Guided walk in the rainforest
Up to 3 x one-hour walks
Picnic lunch (*)
From
$262.20AUD
or 4 payments of $65.55 with more info
Free cancellation up to 48 hours prior to experience

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Mon, Jul 15, 2024

What you can expect

Discover the unparalleled beauty of West Auckland's black sand beaches and rainforest on this full-day nature tour, perfect for nature enthusiasts and avid walkers. Led by experienced local nature guides, embark on a series of short hikes through the rainforest, along the beach, and atop stunning clifftops.

Starting with a pick-up from your Auckland city center hotel, enjoy a scenic 30-minute drive to the Arataki Visitor Centre, offering breathtaking panoramic views over the rainforest and Auckland's southern harbor. Learn about traditional Māori carvings and their cultural significance.

Your eco-tour includes a guided hike through the stunning rainforest, where you'll discover unique native trees and plants. Gain insights into local flora, fauna, and Māori uses of native plants for food and medicine.

After a delicious picnic lunch from a local bakery, enjoy a short hike along clifftop tracks with sweeping coastal views. Conclude your day with a visit to an awe-inspiring West Coast beach, where you can stroll along the soft black sand and marvel at the crashing surf waves. With over 39 years of experience, our guides ensure you have ample opportunities for questions, photos, and an unforgettable experience tailored to local conditions and tides.

Location

What you need to know

Inclusions
  • Views and Māori carvings at Arataki Visitor Centre
  • Walk on a black sand beach
  • Visit an old (800years+) Kauri tree
  • Guided walk in the rainforest
  • Up to 3 x one-hour walks
  • Picnic lunch (
  • )
  • Pick up and drop off at inner city accommodation
Duration
  • 7 Hours
Location
  • 3A Enterprise Drive Auckland Auckland and North 0612 New Zealand
Departure Location
  • Departure: 10:00am and finished at 5:00pm
Hotel Pickup
  • 3A Enterprise Drive Auckland Auckland and North 0612 New Zealand
Additional Information
  • please specify at the time of booking if you have any dietary requirements
  • Please note that there are up to three one-hour walks during the day and several areas of steps (stairs) so a good level of fitness is required. If you want a gentler afternoon in the area check out our Wilderness Experience tour.
  • A minimum of 2 people are required for this tour to run
  • From 1st Dec. 2023 price will be $285 (child: $142.50)
Cancellation Policy
  • For scheduled tours, we offer free cancellation up until 48 hours prior to the tour start time.
  • If cancelled at least 48 hours before the tour departs – 100% refundable
  • If cancelled inside 48 hours of the tour departing – no refund
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

Need help?

  • Email us at enquiry@experienceoz.com.au
  • Help code: D2B-6869
  • This experience is supplied by Full Day Hobbiton Tour Including Lunch Departing from Auckland

Sustainability

Our Promise

  • We are committed to sustainability
  • We have an approved Science Based Target
  • We use third party verified standards
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