Full-Day Piha and Waitakere Ecotour from Auckland

Duration: 6 hours
Destination: New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland

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  • 6 hours
  • Auckland
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Want to escape the city and explore some of New Zealand’s wilderness? Join an adventure and visit Auckland’s wild west coast. This journey will take you through the beautiful Waitakere Ranges to Auckland’s black sand beaches!

Disclaimer: We have two pickup locations you can choose from. Downtown Ferry Terminal 08:00 and Skytower 08:30, please let us know whick location you prefer.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

Experience the beauty of the West Coast of Auckland

Duration: 6 hours

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

You’ll make your first stop of the day at the Arataki Visitor Centre, where you can gaze out at the panoramic vistas of Auckland and its two harbours. This cultural centre also offers unique insight into Maori culture thanks to a variety of Maori carvings on display. You can also learn more about local wildlife in the area, including the ‘weta’ insect and the sky-high ‘Kauri’ trees

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Elements Surf, 108 Piha Road, Piha, Auckland 0772 New Zealand

Continue deeper into this wilderness area by heading to the nearby Piha region. You’ll take a short walk to visit a picturesque cascade of waterfalls and search for native creatures such as the longfin eels and the ‘Keruru’ bird. Make your last activity stop of the morning at one of Piha’s black-sand beaches, a site where you can explore the famous Lion Rock, take a quick dip, or simply sit back and watch the pounding surf.

Duration: 2 hours

  • Return Transport from Auckland City
  • Guided Tour through The Arataki Visitor Centre
  • Visit to KareKare Falls
  • Visit to Piha Beach
  • Free Time at Piha Beach
  • Light Snacks / Water Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

  • No Food (Optional if guests want to go to the cafe)
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Adult pricing applies to all travellers
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Board hire $30.00 (optional)
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Departure Point

1: Downtown Ferry Terminal, Quay Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
2: Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Departure Time

8:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


6 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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