22 Feb 2018 Start time – 9am Tour length – 3 hours
Enjoy a morning exploring a few of Auckland City’s highlights. First travel along to Mission Bay to enjoy time on the beach looking over to Rangitoto across the Harbour. Next travel to Mt Eden where you can take in the panoramic views that will give you a sense of the city’s scale. Then stop in lively where you can wander the shops or relax with the locals overlooking the beach. Lastly visit Devonport, with it’s boutique shops and harbour views.
22 Feb 2018 Start time – 12.30pm Tour length – 5 hours
This tour will take you on a half day afternoon guided nature tour, leaving behind Auckland City’s bustle to explore wild, black sand beaches and lush rainforest. You will travel to the Arataki Centre perched high on the ridge of the Waitakere Ranges and enjoy breath-taking panoramic views. You will then continue to the lush rainforest where you can walk the easy bush tracks among giant tree ferns and Kauri Trees. Move on to experience the power of the wild West Coast where you will feel the black sand beneath your feet as you stroll along awe-inspiring Piha Beach.
27 Feb 2018 Start time – 7.00am Tour length – 11 hours
Experience the wonders of the Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Caves all in one exciting day. This tour will first visit the outdoor set built for the Hobbit movies. You will have lots of time for photos around the set and learn from your guide about how the movies were made and get all the insider information about how the set was built and the stories behind certain scenes. Enjoy a buffet lunch before heading to Waitomo Glowworms Caves. At the Caves enjoy the world famous boat ride under thousands of magical glowworms and become a part of over 120 years of cultural and natural history.
22 & 27 Feb 2018 Start time – 10.00am Tour length – 5.5 hours
Discover for yourself why Waiheke is world-renowned for its wines. Visit some of the Island’s fine vineyards with a local guide and enjoy a lunch with gorgeous food and views. After catching the ferry from Auckland City you will be greeted at the wharf and commence the tour with a scenic drive with views of the Hauraki Gulf and beyond. You stop first at either Rangihoua Estate or Kennedy Point Vineyard where you will learn about different oils with samplings of a range of wines. Next you will visit Stoneyridge Vineyard for a tasting of their Waiheke wines and then Peacock Sky where the wine tasting will be carefully matched with morsels of tempting food. You’ll finish with lunch at Cable Bay The Verandah offering a mix of shared plates.