60 km spectacular black sand surf beaches, wonderful scenery, mystic rainforest and nature colony
Fascinating Wild West Coast and Nature Colony A windswept rugged coastline, stretching 60km north, showcases Muriwai's spectacular black sand surf beaches. At its southern end lies a nature reserve. It features one of our few bird breeding colonies for the mainland gannet (takapu) and is open between October and April. Leaving Auckland, we travel through the lush Kumeu Wine Country on our way to Muriwai. This journey is only 45 minutes from downtown Auckland yet it will make you feel a million miles away from the city. We will walk in the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary’s training hike for his Everest expedition, on the Hillary Trail. The walk through beautiful native bush takes just 30-45 minutes and it will reward all of your senses with views, native bird song and the incredible smell of New Zealand’s native bush After a short picnic, we will walk from Maukatia Bay along the Otakamiro Trail to the Gannet Colony and soak in breathtaking views along the wild black sand coast. If we are lucky enough, as other guests have been in the past, we may observe Maui Dolphins and Fur Seals (Kekeno) on the coast. Witness the high energy forces at work – sun, wind and waves! Nature dominates the raw landscape here – impossible to tame, incredible to witness. Half Day Tour - 4 hrs
Option: Privat tour possible.
• Abholung von der Unterkunft CBD oder nach Absprache
• Pure NZ Water
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