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“Amazing view, be prepared to trek”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Waitakere Ranges

Waitakere Ranges
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US$53.01*
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Half-Day Wild West Coast Tour from Auckland
Ranked #8 of 264 things to do in Auckland
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Owner description: This scenic drive takes you past bush scenery, to observation points for spectacular views and to gorgeous beaches.
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“Amazing view, be prepared to trek”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

You'll need good hiking boots, plenty of water and a good camera! The view is amazing! You'll need several hours to wander around, so start early when the temperature is cooler.

It's very picturesque and you can easily spend a good few hours here.

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“beautiful views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

we took an eco- tour through the rain forest where we saw some very interesting sites, The Kauri trees are among the oldest in the world and quite impressive. The visitor center gives an expansive view of the area - It is a very peaceful place wit beautiful views.

Visited March 2014
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“Shame it was raining”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

Fantastic views and scenery, I think it would have been even better if not for the weather. We would have liked to spend more time there.

Visited August 2014
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“Nice place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

Range forest and fresh water lake looks great and peaceful. From top, the forest looks like green bed. A must visit place.

Visited July 2014
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“Auckland City Walk, glow worms”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

recommend doing this walk (approx. 20 minutes one way, from one car park to the next) after sunset, to experience the magic of glow worms! it's also beautiful by the light of the full moon, however, the gates close after dark (summer and winter times vary) so glow worm enthusiasts would need to park outside the gates and walk a bit further. well worth it, though!

Visited July 2014
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