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Auckland City & West Coast Day Tour

A fully guided, sightseeing tour of Auckland’s wild West Coast to visit ancient rainforests and dramatic black sand beaches of the famous wild West Coast.


Auckland's famous West Coast
Personal small group tour
Mercedes luxury vehicle
Includes snacks, lunch and refreshments
Magnificent views of several scenic locations
Visit the very best of Auckland city

What you need to know

See the best of Auckland and NZ's West coast on a comprehensive single day Auckland and West Coast Tour and take in both city and natural highlights all in one! Over the course of the day, explore the highlights of Auckland such as Parnell, Tamaki Drive, views of several ancient volcanoes and the Auckland Harbour Bridge. Then go on a scenic drive to Auckland’s famous wild West Coast and experience the beauty of its sub tropical rainforests and dramatic volcanic, black sand beaches. Discover a landscape that seems like time forgot! Visit the ancient, subtropical rainforest featuring unique wildlife, the iconic New Zealand Christmas Trees (or Pohutukawa Trees) and the giants of the forest the New Zealand Kauri, some being hundreds of years old! This guided tour takes you to the regions most dramatic black sand beaches where you can walk along the deserted shore, with the roar of the sea in your ears and sea spray on your face! Other highlights include a visit to the Arataki Visitor Centre, and see amazing sweeping panoramic views of the city of sails from the best vantage points - so be sure to bring your camera! Snacks and cold drinks are provided for you during the tour so you can relax, get away from the crowds and immerse yourself the beautiful surroundings of Auckland’s famous wild West Coast.

TIME Unlimited Tours are a high-end, luxury tour company who provide intimate and personalised tours. They are one of New Zealand’s most iconic tour operators and one of the country’s most-awarded tourism businesses. TIME Unlimited Tours has so far won 3 Global Tourism Awards including the National Geographic World Legacy Award, as well as many national awards. They are also Qualmark Gold certified. This acknowledges their excellence over many years in providing the very best luxury touring in Auckland and throughout New Zealand.

More info


  • Auckland City and West Coast Full Day Luxury Tour
  • Return transfers from Auckland city accommodation
  • Complimentary snacks and water bottles
  • Personal Small Group Tour with max 15 guests
  • Includes snacks, lunch and refreshments
  • All taxes and park fees
  • Fully guided service in luxury vehicle


  • Lunch can be booked as an extra option for retail NZ$40 p.p, or clients can decide on the day what they would like – all dietary requirements catered for, arranged directly with the supplier


  • Experience the best of Auckland on this small group tour guided by an informative guide
  • Views of several ancient volcanoes
  • Auckland Domain, one of Auckland’s largest ancient volcanoes
  • The Tamaki Drive will offer views of the sweeping Waitemata Harbour toward Bastion Point & Mission Bay, visit Auckland city's most popular beach
  • View the most iconic attractions in the area, including the Auckland Harbour Bridge and the beautiful marine village of Devonport
  • Drive through Titirangi, also known as the Maori for Fringe of Heaven), an artists’ enclave The Manukau Harbour on route to Auckland’s West Coast toward Te Wao Nui o Tiriwa. The great forest of the Maori Ancestor Tiriwa, a descendant of the ancestral Tainui Waka/canoe
  • Arataki Visitor Centre is the gateway to Auckland's scenic and naturally beautiful West Coast. The soaring cliffs, roaring surf and spectacular, volcanic black sand beaches will have you lost in its wonder
  • Experience the famous Waitakere Ranges, the ancient native rainforest is lush in unique indigenous flora and fauna, including the traditional New Zealand Christmas Trees and the iconic Kauri Trees.


  • From your downtown Auckland accommodation or from the main entrance of Sky Tower in central Auckland if staying outside the city centre

Tour Times

  • Pickup 9am and drop off 5pm

What to Bring

  • Appropriate clothing for weather conditions on the day
  • Walking shoes
  • Sunscreen and definitely your camera

Additional Information

  • A minimum of 2 people is required for this tour. Should you be a single traveler booking, we will not be able to confirm this booking until the minimum numbers are met. If they are not met, we will refund you in full
  • Actual locations visited are subject to weather and traffic conditions to ensure maximum enjoyment but low-moderate walking involved and clients welcome to explore each stop to their suit their mobility and interest levels

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the tour
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Auckland City & West Coast Day Tour

Suite 9, 17B Farnham Street, Parnell, AUK 1052