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Rainforest and Gannet Colony

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On this 6 hour day tour from downtown Auckland we head to the rainforest and beaches beyond the fringe of the city. First we drive through the pretty village of Titirangi on the edge of the rainforest, then we continue to the Arataki Visitor Centre with its stunning Maori carving and views of the lush forest and coastline. Next we visit the idyllic Karekare waterfalls before continuing our forest drive to the coastal town of Piha. Our rainforest drive opens to the spectacular and rugged coastline with its black sand beaches and the Tasman Sea beyond. We continue northwards to Muriwai for breathtaking views of the coast stretching into the distance. We take a walk along the cliffs to the impressive Gannet Colony for a close up look at these beautiful sea birds nesting. Then we walk down past some spectacular rock formations to the black sand beach. On our way back to Auckland we stop at a vineyard for some wine tasting or a real fruit ice cream. A memorable day.

This tour includes an easy native rainforest walk and a beach walk. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

• Downtown Auckland
• The pretty village of Titirangi
• Arataki Visitor Centre – Maori Carving Totems / Po’s
• Karekare waterfalls
• Spectacular Temperate Rainforest
• Coastal village and Infamous surfing spot Piha
• Murwai’s Iron ore Black sand Beaches and Coastal Lookout
• Murawai’s Westcoast Gannet Colony
• Kumeu District Vineyard
More Information
• Date from 01/05/2015
• Date to 31/10/18
• Princess Wharf I-Site Departure 9.30am, return to quayside 3.30pm
• Children Welcome
• Children’s age is under 12 years old; infant and child seats supplied on request
• Wine tasting participants must be 18 years or over.
• Maximum number of clients 10
• Comfortable walking shoes suggested

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