Enjoy an amazing full-day experience including lunch with the very best overview of Auckland City and its glorious West Coast.
New Zealand is renowned for its stunning scenery and fascinating Maori culture. Travel through the Auckland Domain with the Auckland Museum as its centrepiece, stopping to enjoy views of Auckland’s 2nd-largest volcano. Continue through the boutique suburb of Parnell, restored in the old colonial style and with many beautiful mansions. Explore Tamaki Drive, one of the world’s most beautiful city drives, along Auckland’s waterfront, looking out at several of the stunning beaches along Auckland's shoreline. See Mission Bay, arguably Auckland’s most well-known beach with lovely golden sand. Enjoy great views of the famous Hauraki Gulf and the mystical island volcano Rangitoto Island, Auckland’s largest and youngest volcano.
Drive over the iconic Auckland Harbour Bridge, spanning the sparkling blue waters of the Waitemata Harbour dotted with white sails, from which you can marvel at the iconic view back to Auckland’s skyline. Visit the Arataki Visitor Centre at the gateway to Te Wao Nui o Tiriwa, the great forest of the Maori ancestor Tiriwa, also known as the Waitakere Ranges. Witness spectacular ocean vistas of both the Manukau Harbour and along Auckland’s wild West Coast. Get up close to some of New Zealand’s unique indigenous flora and fauna. View soaring cliffs, roaring surf and spectacular volcanic black sand beaches. Discover ancient native rainforest including the New Zealand Christmas Trees (Pohutukawa), Nikau Palms, the national icon (the Silver Fern), plus the amazing Kauri Trees.