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Hike along Auckland's dramatic west coast to see some of the country’s most beautiful coastline. Enjoy a full-day walking tour with sights including black sand beaches, high cliffs, an ancient subtropical rainforest, and unique wildlife.

Head off the beaten track to Auckland's spectacular west coast, one of New Zealand's most beautiful hiking destinations located in the Auckland region. For your first stop, visit the Arataki Visitor Centre—the gateway to the Waitakere Ranges—and take in breathtaking views across the ranges and the city.

Continue on toward the west coast, where your walking trail begins. Wind your way through the lush forest and pass by beautiful flora and fauna, like the famous Silver Fern—New Zealand’s national icon. Marvel at the mighty ancient Kauri Trees and panoramic vistas over the Tasman Sea.

Break for a scenic picnic lunch and freshen up before continuing your walk through the subtropical rainforest. Then walk along the coastline with magnificent black sand beaches and feel the sand beneath your toes. Later on, wander to stunning waterfalls and, if you feel like going for a swim, dive under the waterfall at the end of your guided walk.

Hike along Auckland's dramatic west coast to see some of the country’s most beautiful coastline. Enjoy a full-day walking tour with sights including black sand beaches, high cliffs, an ancient subtropical rainforest, and unique wildlife.

Head off the beaten track to Auckland's spectacular west coast, one of New Zealand's most beautiful hiking destinations located in the Auckland region. For your first stop, visit the Arataki Visitor Centre—the gateway to the Waitakere Ranges—and take in breathtaking views across the ranges and the city.

Continue on toward the west coast, where your walking trail begins. Wind your way through the lush forest and pass by beautiful flora and fauna, like the famous Silver Fern—New Zealand’s national icon. Marvel at the mighty ancient Kauri Trees and panoramic vistas over the Tasman Sea.

Break for a scenic picnic lunch and freshen up before continuing your walk through the subtropical rainforest. Then walk along the coastline with magnificent black sand beaches and feel the sand beneath your toes. Later on, wander to stunning waterfalls and, if you feel like going for a swim, dive under the waterfall at the end of your guided walk.

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$203.62

Total price is $203.62, taxes included

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Waitakere Ranges & West Coast Small-Group Walking Tour

Activity/Location

Auckland

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Auckland City Center (Hotel Pickup)

    Auckland


Highlights

  • Spectacular walking track along Auckland's famous west coast

  • Rainforest, soaring cliffs & stunning black sand beaches

  • Arataki Visitor Centre for views over Waitakere Ranges

  • Unique flora & fauna including the ancient kauri trees

  • Opportunity to go for a swim in a natural waterfall


Inclusions

  • Guided walk of Auckland’s west coast

  • Admission fees

  • Picnic lunch

  • Snacks

  • Hot and cold beverages

  • Roundtrip transportation to and from your Auckland hotel

  • Commentary in English


Know Before You Book

  • You must be 16 or older.

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • You must be able to walk for 4–5 hours over uneven terrain to do this tour.

  • Maximum 11 people per group for a personal experience.


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 72 hours before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

Auckland, New Zealand