Enjoy a wonderful day of sightseeing and learning about indigenous Maori culture as you discover Tamaki Makaurau (Auckland) and Te Wao Nui o Tiriwa (Waitakere Ranges) on Auckland’s West Coast. Visit Auckland Museum with its Maori & Polynesian Gallery and experience a Maori Cultural Performance, which showcases Maori performing art and the famous Maori postural dance – the haka.
View several ancient volcanoes in the Auckland volcanic field. See the boutique suburb of Parnell, restored in the old colonial style with many beautiful mansions and along Tamaki Drive, one of the world’s most beautiful city drives. See several stunning beaches along Auckland's shoreline including Mission Bay, arguably Auckland’s most well-known beach with lovely golden sand and safe swimming.
Drive over the famous Auckland Harbour Bridge spanning the Waitemata Harbour, see the Hauraki Gulf and great views of the mystical island volcano Rangitoto Island, Auckland’s largest and youngest volcano at 600 years old. Visit the Arataki Visitor Centre at the gateway to Auckland's famous West Coast, which is well-known for its interesting displays and magnificent views over the Manukau Harbour.
Enjoy spectacular ocean vistas along Auckland’s wild West Coast in our famous Waitakere Ranges. Walk among unique indigenous trees and plants, learn their Maori names and their importance as both food and medicine. Meet some of our shy bush-dwelling native birds.
Hear the lore and legends of the bush. Get up close to some of New Zealand’s unique indigenous flora and fauna. Return to Auckland City having explored some of the Auckland region’s most special places and having learned a lot about Maori culture and Auckland.
Include entry into Auckland Museum and cultural performance, not include possible entry fees to additional attractions.