Auckland Highlights + Wilderness Experience LT-56B


Auckland City Highlights sightseeing tour combined with the tranquil rainforest and black sand beaches located in the Waitakere Rangers and the ruggard West Coast beaches.

Auckland (Tamaki Makau Rau) is New Zealand’s largest city, with a population of around 1.4 million.  The city extends over a narrow isthmus between the Waitemata Harbour on the Pacific Ocean, and the Manukau Harbour on the Tasman Sea. Auckland has spectacular natural features, including 49 dormant volcanoes, all located within 20km of the city centre. It boasts some of the best beaches in the world.  The city highlights tour is three hours in duration and takes in all the main attractions of Downtown Auckland, including Queen Street, the Viaduct, Auckland Harbour Bridge, Auckland University and War Memorial Museum and some of the outer suburbs and golden beaches on the inner harbour, including Paratai Drive and the Tamaki Waterfront.

Following the morning sightseeing the tour then travels out west of the city to the regions spectacular rainforest in the Waitakere Ranges. Located in a lush native bush setting with panoramic views of the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours. Learn about the native flora and fauna and admire the impressive Maori carvings that stand guard there. Enjoy leisurely bush walks to see huge ancient kauri trees, (over 800 years old) giant ferns and native birds. Visit the black iron sands and roaring surf of Auckland’s west coast beaches, enjoy the tranquillity of cascading waterfalls, the largest cascading 39 meters and the beauty of nature at its best. This is a most enjoyable day of contrasts of this beautiful region.

* Queen Street
* University
* Harbour Bridge
* Domain Parks & Gardens
* Auckland War Memorial Museum
* Paratai Drive
* Tamaki Waterfront
* Arataki Visitors Centre
* Cascading Waterfall
* Black Sand Beach
* Rainforest Walk
* Magnificent Kauri Tree

Activity type : Daily Activity
Activity Time : 0845
Duration : 8.5 hours approximately
Maximum number of people : 17
Venue Facilities : Fully Guided 8.5 Hour Tour - complementary accommodation pickup / drop off
Not Available
Departure date:
Start time:

Client Reviews

  • Multi Day Tours and Activities in New Zealand, China (Hong Kong, Macau, and Guangzhou)


    1 Review
    "Great Tour Covering so Much!"
    Did this tour whilst in Auckland on the Diamond Princess. Really great tour to see both Auckland city and surrounds plus remote and spectacular west coast beaches, rainforest and waterfalls. Good commentary, comfortable coach and a great way to spend the a day in this area.
    • General
    More Less

    Was this review helpful? 1 like this

1 review on this Activity    Showing 1 to 1

You must log in to write review