Auckland Shore Excursion: Small-Group Coast and Rainforest Tour

Explore New Zealand’s rugged west coast and rainforest when you’re in port in Auckland on a scenic and invigorating full-day shore excursion. You’ll see panoramic ocean views in the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park, take a guided walk through coastal rainforest and visit a forest of ancient kauri trees. You’ll also go for a walk along a black-sand beach, have a picnic lunch, and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour.

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Duration 7 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
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  • What's included :
    • Cruise port pickup and drop-off at the Price Waterhouse Coopers bus stop (stop #1346), 188 Quay Street
    • Local guide
    • Light refreshments
    • Picnic lunch - please advise dietary requirements
    • Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Auckland, New Zealand

    Enjoy your day in the Waitakere Ranges

    Stop At: Arataki Visitor Centre - Waitakere Ranges, 300 Scenic Drive, Nihotupu, Piha, Auckland 0604 New Zealand

    Enjoy Arataki visitors centre - with views of both coast and Maori carvings.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Karekare Falls, 1 Lone Kauri Road, Karekare, Auckland 0772 New Zealand

    Beautiful waterfall not far from Karekare Beach

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Mercer Bay Loop Walk, Log Race Road, Piha 0772, New Zealand

    This beautiful coastal walk has views from Piha to Karekare Beach

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Kitekite Falls, Piha, Auckland New Zealand

    Take a walk up to Kitekite Falls, not far from Piha Beach

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Piha Beach, Piha, Auckland New Zealand

    Enjoy the rugged black sands of Piha Beach as your stroll along the sand

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    188 Quay Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Traveler pickup is offered
    If you are arriving off a ship please meet the tour at the bus stop outside the PWC building (Price Waterhouse Coopers building bus stop (Stop #1346)), 188 Quay Street, Auckland - This bus stop of located across and down the road from Ferry Building, Downtown Auckland. Pick up will be at 9.50am. Please reconfirm this with Bush and Beach prior to the cruise departure. If you are staying at a hotel, please let us know and we can give you a pick up time from there.Ports
    • M Social Auckland, 196-200 Quay Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Moderate level of walking ability required. Includes approximately 2 hours of walking
    • Please advise your preferred lunch choice in the special requirements box upon booking: chicken, roast beef or vegetarian
    • All luggage must be kept aboard your ship or at a luggage storage facility at the port (own expense)
    • Minimum 2 adults required. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Please note: The walking includes stairs
    • Not recommended for travelers unable to walk stairs
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Bush and Beach

Activity ID: V-3582PRTAKLBB4

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