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Wilderness Experience Nature Tour - Ex Auckland

Take a break from Auckland for a day to explore the stunning West Coast!


  • Take in the stunning views from Arataki Visitor Centre
  • Explore Piha - New Zealand's most famous surf beach
  • Stroll through the Waitakere Ranges rainforest to Kitekite waterfall

Let us take the hassle out of driving and join our day trip to Piha on the scenic West Coast of New Zealand.

Our experienced guides have great local knowledge and have been running tours for over 35 years so they will make sure you get the most out of your tour.

Picking you up from central Auckland we head to the Arataki Visitor Centre which is located at the entrance to the Waitakere Ranges rainforest. Here you will enjoy panoramic views over Auckland and the Waitakere ranges from the lookout. Your guide will show you to the Māori carvings and explain their cultural significance to the area.

Heading off to Piha we will stop at the famous Piha store for you to purchase a yummy lunch.

Our next stop will be to stretch your legs with a walk through the beautiful rainforest as your guide shares their knowledge of the native flora and fauna.

Onto the world-famous Piha Beach on the rugged west coast to experience the stunning views of this black sand beach.

Enjoy complimentary afternoon tea of coffee, tea, juice and biscuits before relaxing in our comfortable bus as we transport you back to Auckland.

We care about the environment which is why we are a CarboNZero-certified operator.

Adult $165.00
Child $82.50 (Ages 2 - 11 years)
Infant $0.00 (0 - 1 year)

What's included

  • Visit the black sand beach at Piha
  • Views and Maori carvings at Arataki Visitor Centre
  • Rainforest walk to Kitekite waterfall (optional)
  • Experienced and informative guide
  • Return transport from central Auckland


  • Allow approximately 5 hours for the whole experience


  • Pick up from central Auckland accommodation - please enter your address through checkout.


Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.


  • A minimum of 2 people is required for this tour to run.

    No refunds for cancellations within 24 hours of departure.

  • Infants 0 - 1 year go free.

Available Bookings from June 18 to June 24

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Adult$108.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$82.50
  • Infant$0.00

  • Adult$108.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$82.50
  • Infant$0.00

  • Adult$108.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$82.50
  • Infant$0.00

  • Adult$108.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$82.50
  • Infant$0.00

  • Adult$108.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$82.50
  • Infant$0.00

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fionas13 from New Zealand wrote on 29 January 2021

Wonderful Wilderness

Thoroughly enjoyed my Wilderness Experience Nature Tour, it was a highlight of my brief trip to Auckland. Wayne the guide was very knowledgeable and very entertaining. I highly recommend doing a tour with Bush and Beach.

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Nirmal from New Zealand wrote on 23 July 2020

Piha day trip

The whole trip was really amazing Unfortunately the weather was a bit worst but the guide made the whole trip really enjoyable fun full Got opportunities to learnt about many things about the new zealand personally thank you for him and whole entire team of bush and beach Definitely book with then again for next trip

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