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Adventure Day Trip to West Coast Beaches from Auckland provided by Black Sand Tours

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Overview
Let a guide organize the logistics of your day trip to Auckland’s west coast beaches. This small-group adventure is customized to suit the needs of each group limited to 11. River crossings, hiking, rock scrambling, and sand dune running are options. You’ll visit two locations from a list that includes Piha Beach, Kitekite Falls, Whatipu Beach, Bethells Beach, Lake Wainamu, Anawhata, and Karekare.
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You’ll have 2 starting options
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  • 1
    Piha Beach
    Stop: 2 hours -
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  • 2
    Kitekite Falls
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Anawhata
    Stop: 2 hours -
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  • 4
    Lake Wainamu
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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Highlights
  • Day trip from Auckland: an appetite for adventure is a must
  • Guides are West Coast–raised hikers and surfers
  • Customized tour depends on weather conditions
  • Numbers are limited to ensure personalized attention
Important Information
Departure Point
Fort Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand Elliott Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Guide
  • Transport
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Kitekite Falls
  • Entry/Admission - Whatipu Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Wainamu
Exclusions
  • Food and drink
  • Any other personal expenses
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A maximum of 11 people per booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Bring swimming gear, sunscreen, jandals (flipflops) and water
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 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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Clark and Marty A wrote a review Mar 2020
Glenwood15 contributions1 helpful vote
Did this tour in late January. It was a small group of 4 and we got along splendidly. We went to Piha beach and Kitekite Falls after Shaun collaborated/confirmed our interests. Both places were well worth the time and were spectacular. I had thought we would go to more
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from ShaunW1276, Front Office Manager at Adventure Day Trip to West Coast Beaches from Auckland
Responded 4 Mar 2020
Thanks so much for the great review... we enjoyed meeting you guys a lot.
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marytheresa55 wrote a review Feb 2020
Princeton, New Jersey16 contributions4 helpful votes
We took this trip while on a cruise around New Zealand. Sean brought us to the west coast where most visitors never go. We were in sea caves that were truly spectacular !! We had a picnic lunch on top of a cliff with the most beautiful view of the sea and waves crashing into
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from ShaunW1276, Owner at Adventure Day Trip to West Coast Beaches from Auckland
Responded 2 Feb 2020
Thanks heaps... it was a pleasure. You guys were cool to hang out with...
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Kevin wrote a review Jan 2020
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Shaun took us on a great day trip to Piha and Kitekite Falls, and showed us some beautiful secluded spots only a local would know about. He is really knowledgable about the area, and I thoroughly enjoyed the trip. Thank you!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from ShaunW1276, Owner at Adventure Day Trip to West Coast Beaches from Auckland
Responded 26 Jan 2020
Thanks so much.... I really enjoyed meeting you guys too :)
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DRSLB6 wrote a review Jan 2020
Williamsburg, Virginia50 contributions24 helpful votes
Was looking for something fun to do on New Years Eve in Auckland on our first full day in the country and this tour did not disappoint. John gave us personallized attention and seemed to really enjoy his job. From climbing on rocks to going into the freezing water, fun was
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from ShaunW1276, Owner at Adventure Day Trip to West Coast Beaches from Auckland
Responded 26 Jan 2020
Thanks for the great review... :)
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Don J wrote a review Dec 2019
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Julia did an excellent all day tour of North Auckland. We visited the Mantakana winery, Heron’s Flight vineyards (they make great Sangiovese wines), Puhoi Winery and the Brick Bay Winery. We also did the one hour Sculpture Garden walk at Brick Bay and visited a delightful
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This tour was the the highlight of my trip. John was absolutely great and patient with our group. I had a blast an
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Pearson304
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Adventure Time at West Coast Beaches
This was our favorite tour. Our guide, Rachael, was fantastic. The whole tour was laid back while still giving a ta
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Kenzie_092
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One of the best tours in the North Island
Rachael was one of the best tour guides out there! We had so much fun, she had so much energy and knowledge of New
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Black sand tours
I had a wonderful day exploring the west coast. John was our tour guide for the day and gave a wealth of informati
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merb897
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Memorable Day!
What a wonderful tour!! My friend and I went to see Kitekite falls and Piha beach, they were both surreal! Rachel w
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Ronald T
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Wonderful day
Rachel was our guide and did a fantastic job. We took a lunch to Piha beach and explored many aspects of this area
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paml55
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Awesome guide fantastic day
We used this company on February 11,2019. Our guide Rachel was fantastic. We visited Piha beach and Kitekite fall
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R Z
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Amazing Tour. HIGHLY RECOMMEND
This tour was absolutely breathtaking. We went to secluded beautiful places and had the best time. I would recommen
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audralinnRhatigan
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Great tour for anyone!
I had the best time on the tour with our amazing and knowledgeable tour guide Rachel. She showed us some special se
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Meggy W
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Just Amazing
Thank you Rachael for making our tour so amazing and personable. I had the most fantastic time. The transportation,
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kvnryn
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Fantastic Private Tour
This trip was everything we could have hoped for. When Rachael picked us up, she informed us that we would be the o
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AndSal50
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Happy Days
Had a great day with Blacksands tours Rachel was the best tour guide in the Milky Way.very genuine showed great ent
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Fiona P
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Blacksand Adventure tours
Awesome tour,totally recomend this tour.Rachael was friendly and a very knowledgable young lady that knows the area
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Michaellaszlo
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Excellent
Beautiful experience! Rachel is a great tour guide, she knows the place well. Recommended to see and feel.
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Ali S
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Wonderful tour!
John was great!! He took us to all of the hidden gems and had terrific New Zealand knowledge and fun facts to share
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