a) Auckland Stunning Harbour
b) Tamaki Drive ( local bays & beautiful beaches )
c). Auckland War Memorial Museum
d) One Tree Hill
e)Arataki Visitor Centre
f) Piha Beach
Auckland is set on 48 Dormant volcanic cones and between two harbours,the sparkling waitemata and Manukau city. Manukau is known as the city of sails and It is New Zealand’s largest and busiest city.
Wildness experience only 30kms from downtown Auckland is the city’s largest regional park , Waitakere ranges.
The drive along Auckland waterfront via tamaki drive which is studded with several significant scenic landmarks presented here from west to east, Mt Eden domain ,
One Tree Hill , via Titirangi Village , Arataki Visitor Centre and Piha beach.
Briefs about the places are given in the tours.
Departure & Return
- Departures from all the hotels in inner city of Auckland City
- Departure time for day trips ( varies from 9am to 10am)
- Hotel pickups commence approximately 45-60minutes prior to this time.
- Exact pick up time will be advised on reconfirmation.
- Tour ends at the sky tower with an option of dropping back to hotels in inner-city Auckland.
- Group Bookings : Minimum of 10 passengers Vehicle type ( Mercedes 2018)
- Passengers from 4-9 Vehicle type ( Toyota Hiace )
Okahu Bay Reserve
The Name ‘Okahu bay’ comes from a Moari name meaning “the dwelling place of Kahumatamomoe” it was the site of a home village, until the habitants were relocated by the Auckland council in the 1950’s. The reserve at Okahu Bay is a popular location for Aucklanders to relax and enjoy the warerfront. There is a Royal Akarana Yacht Club that is also located in the west corner of the bay.
Kelly Tarlton’s Sea life Aquarium
In 1985 Kelly Tarlton establised in Auckland.The aquarium holds around 2000 fish from some 40 species ,including Stringrays and Sharks most of which can be observed while walking through under water tunnel.
Mission Bay Reserve
This is the open green space between Tamaki drive and Mission Bay. It is called Selwyn reserve after the first Anglican anglican bishop of New Zealand.
It is Very popular for Restaurants,Bars & Cafes.
Kohimara Beach Is the longest beach along tamaki drive and is mainly used for swimming .it is located east of the kohimarama Yatch club and many boat races are held there.There are boat ramps ,bicycle stands and toilets present as services for visitors and locals.
St.Heliers Bay and Beach reserve
This reserve is one of Aucklands premium waterfront destination.The bay is popular for swimming and has a boat ramp making it a busy location on sunny days.
St.heliers was named by Major Walmsley in the late 1870’s who owned Auckland’s first Stud farm at Glen orchard.
To enjoy panoramic views of the city and both harbours .
The Cone is a dormant Volcano and its summit , at 196 metres above sea level is the highest natural point on the Auckland Isthmus.The magnetic bowl like Crater is 50metres deep.
One Tree Hill
Is a 182 metres Volcanic peak .It is an important memorial place for both Maori and other New Zealanders.The hill’s scoria cones erupted from three craters of which one is intact and two have been breached by lava flows that rafted away part of the side if scoria cone.One tree hill domain is 118 acres park.
The Arataki Visitor Centre
Located in Waitakere ranges which provides a historical backround of the area.
Piha is a coastal settlement on the western coast of the Auckland region. Is a well known for Black sand beach due to high iron content which is of volcanic origin.
guareded by the impressing Lion rock.
Lion Rock is a natural formation dividing north and south piha beaches.
Piha was a birth place of New Zealand board riding in 1958 and has been scene of both national and international Surfing Championship Competitions.
Note : Our trips are flexible to add or cut few destinations according to group likings