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“A must-do drive when visiting Auckland”
Review of Waitakere Ranges

Waitakere Ranges
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Full-Day Piha and Waitakere Eco-Tour Including Lunch from 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.
Reviewed March 14, 2014

As Auckland residents we always take our overseas visitors to the Waitakere Ranges for the best views of Auckland and absolutely stunning bush walks. Go to the visitor centre first to get maps of the trails and a compulsory photo in the frame.

Thank Sn00k
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Reviewed February 26, 2014

Great trails litter these ranges, and so I highly recommend stopping by the visitor's center first to get maps. We talked to one of the guides there and she recommended a great hike that was gorgeous and very secluded; we were the only people on the trail. AMAZING views. Can't go wrong going here while your in Auckland.

Thank melissa h
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Reviewed February 23, 2014

We stopped to use the toilets and stayed to read the displays and gape at the views. Only refreshments are from a coffee dispenser. Maps and information brochures available.

Thank Julie S
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Reviewed February 11, 2014

If you like good walks in beautiful scenery then this is a great place to come. There are different lengths of hikes and something for everyone. You do need to drive out there which is about 30 mins from central Auckland but it is worth it if you want to get away from it all have enjoy the beautiful nature that Auckland has to offer.

Thank RVillalta
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Reviewed February 1, 2014

Always worth a round trip. We do the visitors centre at the same time for a break before going to a beach to see the waves roll in or the surfers in action.

Thank Pam R
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