Waitakere Ranges Natural Treasures-Gannet Colony Rainforests Black Sand Beach

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Pricing Info:

Duration: 7 hours

Departs: Auckland, Auckland

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Private and Exclusive Chauffeur Driven Day Trip to Muriwai Gannet Colony, Piha Beach, Waitakere Ranges - Arataki Tourist Centre in our late model luxury Vehicles. Customer Oriented Professional Safe and Friendly Service. Vehicles are well groomed and maintained for hygiene safety and comfort of our passengers and driver.
It is a scenic drive through West Auckland Suburbs, Sub Tropical New Zealand Forests and Wilderness of Waitakere Ranges.
Leave Auckland City or your accommodation 9am and arrive Muriwai Beach 9:45am. Spend 1 hour 45 minutes and leave Muriwai Beach 12:30pmfor Piha Beach. It’s an hours drive and arrive Piha at 1pm. You have got 2 hours and 15 minutes to explore wilderness of Waitakere Ranges - Piha and Arataki Centre with a stop for refreshments * Cost of refreshments is not included in the cost. Leave 3:15pm for your accommodations in Auckland City.

What's Included

Private transportation

What's Not Included

WiFi on board

Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Muriwai Gannet Colony
Muriwai is an impressive coastline with cliff top trails to a huge gannet colony with easy access and viewing platforms. From August to March each year you can watch the comings and goings of the gannet colony.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Piha Beach
Piha is New Zealand’s most famous surf and black sand beach

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Arataki Visitor Centre - Waitakere Ranges
Arataki Visitor Centre is the gateway to the Waitakere Ranges and natural rainforest of New Zealand

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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