Waitakere Ranges Natural Treasures-Gannet Colony Rainforests Black Sand Beach

Private and Exclusive Chauffeur Driven Day Trip to Muriwai Gannet Colony, Piha Beach, Waitakere Ranges - Arataki Tourist Centre in our late model luxury MPV and Sedan Cars. 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 15 minutes and leave Muriwai Beach 11am for Piha Beach. It’s an hours drive and arrive Piha at 12pm. You have got 3 hours and 15 minutes to explore wilderness of Waitakere Ranges - Piha and Arataki Centre with a stop for lunch and drinks. There is a known Mediterranean restaurant close to Arataki Centre called Olive Kitchen and Eatery. You can Google to know more about this restaurant and menu. Leave 3:15pm for your accommodations in Auckland City

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Duration 7 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
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  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    What's excluded :
    • WiFi on board
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Muriwai Gannet Colony, 428 Motutara Rd Waitakere, Muriwai Beach, Auckland 0881 New Zealand

    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.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Piha Beach, Piha, Auckland New Zealand

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

    Duration: 1 hour

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

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

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Auckland, New Zealand
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We provide meet and greet serviceAirports
    • Auckland Intl Airport, Auckland Central, Auckland New Zealand
    • Queens Wharf
    • Princess Wharf
    • Ferry Trrminal
    Departure Time :
    09:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Auckland, New Zealand
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
    • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • 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 time of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-109827P9

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