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Half Day Auckland Wilderness Tour

Half Day Auckland Wilderness Tour


  • Admire stunning scenic vistas and Maori carvings at the Arataki Centre
  • Stroll along the soft black sand at the iconic Piha Beach
  • Enjoy a guided rainforest walk among giant tree ferns

Trade the hustle and bustle of city life for Auckland's wild and beautiful natural landscapes on this half day tour. Head to the Arataki Centre to admire spectacular views and traditional Maori carvings, take a guided rainforest walk amongst giant trees and visit Piha's iconic black sand beach.

What's Included?

  • Pick up and drop off from inner city Auckland accommodation
  • Travel in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Experienced driver guide
  • Afternoon refreshments

Let the natural beauty of Auckland unfold before you during this half day tour. Departing from your inner city accommodation, you will enjoy a 30 minute drive downtown to the Arataki Centre, perched high in the Waitakere Ranges. Here, expansive decks afford you with breathtaking panoramas from the Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean, whilst your guide shares their knowledge of the local history. The centre is also home to some traditional Maori carvings and your guide will explain their significance to the area. Your tour continues with a leisurely rainforest walk under the canopies of kauri trees and giant tree ferns, bursting with the sounds of native birdsong, before venturing west to the wild and rugged west coast at Piha Beach. Feel the iconic black sand between your toes as you stroll along this world-famous beach.

This experience is part of the Responsible Range as it was awarded an Enviro-Gold endorsement and was a nominee in the 100% Pure NZ award.

Session Length

This experience is five hours in duration.


  • Not suitable for people with walking difficulties
  • Lunch is not included but there is the opportunity to purchase it on route (cash is required to buy lunch)
  • Please confirm your pick up location with the provider at least 24 hours prior to departure


  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Numbers on the Day

Maximum of 16 participants.


This experience runs in all weather conditions.

Dress Code

Comfortable walking shoes and suitable outdoor clothing recommended.

This experience takes place in the Waitakere Ranges, with pick up from inner city Auckland.

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