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Piha Beach and Rainforest Day Tour provided by Absolute Tours - Day Tour

Piha Beach and Rainforest Day Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 03/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 03/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Travel round-trip from your central Auckland hotel to the Waitakere Ranges with a guide who knows the route. You’ll find scenic views at the Arataki Visitor Centre and learn about silver ferns and kauri trees before a drive to Piha Beach, stopping for lunch at a local eatery. The day includes a rain forest waterfall and black-sand beach.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Arataki Visitor Centre - Waitakere Ranges
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Absolute Tours - Day Tour
    Stop: 7 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Piha Beach
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Auckland Tourist Market
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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Highlights
  • Auckland day trip to Piha Beach and rain forest
  • Guide entertains with a game of New Zealand trivia
  • Waterfall and volcanic cliff faces: ideal for nature lovers
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off make it convenient
Important Information
Duration
7h
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Arataki Visitor Centre - Waitakere Ranges
  • Entry/Admission - Piha Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Auckland Tourist Market
Exclusions
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Absolute Tours - Day Tour
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Additional Info
  • Extra charge for a child seat
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Phil T wrote a review Jun 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Outstanding , really good trip out , Good sense of humour , really informative and takes you to some simply fantastic views / locations , Terry is a great guide , I’d defo recommend going right to the top of the kitekite falls as the views are unreal - a trip I will be booking
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Mum2abc wrote a review Mar 2020
Brisbane, Australia82 contributions10 helpful votes
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We have recently returned from this wonderful afternoon tour. We were on a cruise ship and arranged to be picked up at a convenient location in the middle of Auckland. We could tell straight away that the tour guide and driver were not only knowledgeable about New Zealand
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SCBill wrote a review Mar 2020
Aiken, South Carolina130 contributions88 helpful votes
This tour was a good way to see the west coast from Auckland. There was a good amount of time at both the beach and the rainforest walk. The guide was both knowledgeable and friendly. He addressed my wife's back problems by giving her areas to rest while allowing others to
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Deepapal wrote a review Jan 2020
3 contributions
If you want a local tour guide, who is fun, energetic, takes pictures, takes you to the best places to eat besides showing the picturesque sites of New Zealand, Terry is your guy. We had a memorable trip with him with a hike to the waterfall, the beach and some picturesque stops
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Date of experience: December 2019
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David Dinh wrote a review Dec 2019
6 contributions1 helpful vote
Was a great day spent with Terry—took us past his old neighborhood (don’t look at the giant spider) up to a cultural center where we got amazing view and pictures. Then brought us to an amazing cafe (make sure you get 2 pies with your coffee—it’s well worth it, and you burn it
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Date of experience: December 2019
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By: Absolute Tours - Day Tour
Z7232YUericw
Z7232YUericw
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Did a trip with school touring both the North and South Islands
Cam Marshall was an excellent tour guide, he showed us and told us all there needs to be known about every location
DeeJay132
DeeJay132
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Great trip!
The day trip starts at a very respectable 10am (helps if you are jet lagged) and is interesting and informative. Wa
happyholidays779
happyholidays779
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A great tour
Just a short drive out of Auckland and you are in the heart of fabulous scenery. Terry is a great guide and clearly
Veaunka J
Veaunka J
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Absolute Stunner!!
Despite the supposedly "sunny" weather lol, Terry still pulled through with his hot spots, great tour and awesome c
Simon L
Simon L
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Terry Buckley is a wonderful tour guide, 奧克蘭最好!
Terry 是很棒的導遊,有彈性、周詳規劃、對自己故鄉的熱愛,甚至連 停車景點的廁所都有考慮!他會帶你從不同觀點看 流行的景點。 Terry Buckley runs Absolute Tours, we got his con
Richard Jr C
Richard Jr C
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Smooth drive to Hobbiton
Had a wonderful and super smooth drive to Hobbiton with Terry. He didn't mind having us picked up at a later than
Gail I
Gail I
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Long day but def worth it
Picked up on time and in the right place, very organized and our guide Len was on top of everything!...very informa
Maria T
Maria T
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Terry is the best
Had an absolute fantastic experience thanks to a thoughtful, knowledgeable guide Terry. I only had 24hrs in Aucklan
FSuselo
FSuselo
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5 awesome days in KIWILAND
Terry is the best guide/babysitter/entertainer! His knowledge is so extensive that not only is he an expert in all
Mjt239
Mjt239
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Guide, Terry, best ever! Don't miss out!
We had a tour scheduled we were so excited to go on. Unfortunately the start time was changed from 9:20 am to 8:00
Morkyte
Morkyte
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Amazing tours
Terry is ar real wizard! Just let him lead you through the jungle of New Zealand miracles ant you will be astonishe
PaspasAtapuerca
PaspasAtapuerca
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Piha beach
It was an awesome experience! The tour guide gave detailed and interesting information, and was very helpful and an
LuluKiwiGirl
LuluKiwiGirl
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Great birthday beer tour!
Thank you Terry for taking us on your amazing beer tour!! We are back in Sydney and can't stop raving to our frien
John C
John C
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Terry did a great job on our day tour to Piha beach and the rain forest. He knows the island and cultures.
I lucked out and our tour turned out to be very personal, with just one other person going along. So Terry escorted
FL0RIAN28
FL0RIAN28
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Coromandel Day Tour
I had a wonderfull day with Terry (our guide) and two other people. He did everything to make the day special. The
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