Explore and admire Auckland’s largest regional park, the Waitakere Ranges on this 5 hour afternoon eco-tour.You’ll be picked up from your centrally located Auckland hotel before traveling 30-minutes west to the Arataki Visitor Centre. From the Arataki Centre take in panoramic views extending from the Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean and absorb the area’s history and admire the magnificent traditional Maori carvings that stand guard there.From here enjoy a walk in the rainforest before visiting an beautiful black sand beach for a walk on the soft sand.Afternoon refreshments are provided along with full commentary from our driver guides.
What You'll Get
You'll be picked up from your centrally located Auckland hotel before traveling 30-minutes west to the Arataki Visitor Centre. From the Arataki Centre take in panoramic views extending from the Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean and absorb the area's history and admire the magnificent traditional Maori carvings that stand guard there.
Continue further west with your knowledgeable and highly experienced guide to New Zealand's wild and rugged West Coast where you get to experience the power of nature. Feel the black sand beneath your feet as you stroll along one of the most awe-inspiring beaches the world has to offer.
Your tour concludes with a short journey to the lush rainforest where you can walk the easy bush tracks among New Zealand's giant tree ferns and hear native birds.
This unique small group tour operator is a Gold Level Certified Qualmark Endorsed Visitor Activity and provides expert guided eco-tours in the greater Auckland region a company delivering a quality product focusing on the natural and cultural heritage of the area. Winner of the Tourism Export Council 2016 Operator of the Year Award.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately with comfortable walking shoes
- The tour is suitable for all ages and abilities
- Although lunch is not included, the tour does stop at a local bakery if you wished to purchase some. Cash is required
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- Hotel pickup and drop off
- Local guide
- Light Refreshments
- GST (Goods and Services Tax)
Traveler pickup is offered
The above list does not include all pick up hotel locations - Pick up is included from most inner city Auckland accommodation - please advise where you are staying and we can give you a pick up time or meeting location. Return point: Returns to original departure point at 5:30pm
Returns to original departure point at 5:30pm
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Bush and Beach in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.
This offer is not eligible for promo codes.
The Fine Print
7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.