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Upper Nihotupu Dam
Upper Nihotupu Dam
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas; Forests; Dams; Hiking Trails
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Piha Beach
Piha Beach(Piha)
Attraction type: Beaches
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Kitekite Falls
Kitekite Falls(Piha)
Attraction type: Waterfalls
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Arataki Visitor Centre
Arataki Visitor Centre(Waitakere City)
Owner description: The Arataki Visitor Centre is the gateway to the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park, with more than 16,000 hectares of native rainforest and coastline. It's 250km of walking and... more Owner description: The Arataki Visitor Centre is the gateway to the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park, with more than 16,000 hectares of native rainforest and coastline. It's 250km of walking and tramping tracks provide access to beaches, breathtaking views, and spectacular rocky outcrops, including the Hillary Trail, black sand beaches, waterfalls and giant kauri trees. The Park Rangers here will help you make the most of your visit. They know the latest track and weather conditions and the directions to the best places in the Park. If you are staying in the Park overnight, ask for the best camping & campervan sites. less
Attraction type: Visitor Centers
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Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery
Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery(Titirangi)
Owner description: Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery is West Auckland's regional gallery. We present a diverse programme of contemporary exhibitions, events and activities, including art, craft... more Owner description: Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery is West Auckland's regional gallery. We present a diverse programme of contemporary exhibitions, events and activities, including art, craft and design, to reflect and strengthen the full diversity of cultural identities, interests and potential of our community. As a destination gallery, Te Uru operates from an award-winning, purpose-built building that is part of the recently re-opened Lopdell Precinct. The gallery first opened in 1986 as the Waitemata City Arts and Cultural centre, later known as Lopdell House Gallery, sited in the historic Lopdell House building in the heart of Titirangi, gateway to the Waitakere rain forest and en route to Auckland's famous west coast beaches. From 2012, during an extensive redevelopment programme, the gallery delivered exhibitions and outreach style programmes from a temporary base in nearby New Lynn. We reopened as Te Uru on Saturday 1 November 2014 in our new building alongside Lopdell House. Te Uru receives core operational funding from Auckland Council through the Waitakere Ranges Local Board. less
Attraction type: Art Galleries
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Waitakere Estate
Waitakere Estate
Ranked #2 of 2 Restaurants in Waiatarua
Cuisines: European, New Zealand
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

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Chikos Restaurant and Cafe
Chikos Restaurant and Cafe
Ranked #1 of 27 Restaurants in Henderson
Cuisines: European, Asian, New Zealand
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Deco Eatery
Deco Eatery
Ranked #1 of 9 Restaurants in Titirangi
Price: $9 - $29
Cuisines: Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Musashi Japanese Cuisine - New Lynn
Musashi Japanese Cuisine - New Lynn
Price: $14 - $36
Cuisines: Japanese, Asian, Pub
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
La Rosa
La Rosa
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, European
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Ibis Auckland Ellerslie
4.0 of 5
Ibis Auckland Ellerslie
$85 - $198 (NZ$119 - NZ$277)
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Ellerslie
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540 on Great South Motel
4.5 of 5
540 on Great South Motel
$100 - $227 (NZ$140 - NZ$318)
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Otahuhu
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Warkworth Lodge
3.5 of 5
Warkworth Lodge
$63 - $154
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Warkworth
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Heritage Collection Waitakere Estate
4.0 of 5
Heritage Collection Waitakere Estate
$107 - $192 (A$136 - A$245)
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Waiatarua
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Novotel Auckland Ellerslie Hotel
4.5 of 5
Novotel Auckland Ellerslie Hotel
$141 - $258 (NZ$197 - NZ$361)
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Greenlane
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The Spencer on Byron Hotel
4.5 of 5
The Spencer on Byron Hotel
$124 - $253
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Takapuna
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Novotel Auckland Airport
4.5 of 5
Novotel Auckland Airport
$182 - $276
Ranked #1 of 23 Hotels in Mangere
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Novotel Auckland Airport
4.5 of 5
Novotel Auckland Airport
$182 - $276
Ranked #1 of 23 Hotels in Mangere
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Hotel DeBrett
5.0 of 5
Hotel DeBrett
$247 - $545 (NZ$346 - NZ$763)
Ranked #1 of 65 Hotels in Auckland Central
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