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Full-Day Wild West Coast Photo and Discovery Tour including Lunch from Auckland

Auckland Central, New Zealand

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icon8 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


Photograph your way around Auckland's rugged West Coast during this full-day tour. With a professional photographer guide, visit the coastline's black sand beaches, like Karekare and Piha. Trek through rainforests filled with 1000-year-old Kauri trees. Get as much photographic advice as you like, and listen to commentary about the area's ecology, culture and history. Lunch and round-trip transportation from Auckland are included.
  • Take a photography tour of Auckland's West Coast
  • Get advice from your professional photographer guide
  • Walk through rainforests and on black sand beaches
  • Lunch and round-trip transportation from Auckland included
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Live commentary on board
Professional photographer guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Air-conditioned vehicle
Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Unique Visions Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

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What is the maximum group size during Full-Day Wild West Coast Photo and Discovery Tour including Lunch from Auckland?
This activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers.

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  • "The tour does involve lots of walking and good walking or hiking shoes would be highly recommended." See review


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Magnificent scenes and photography with tips!
, Feb 2020
Spectacular day with Brett who showed us the very best of the west coast scenery and beaches; extremely knowledgeable about everything local. His photographic tips were interesting and practical, easy to put to use. He helped us compose photos and took photos of us and the scenery which he will forward to us. He was very enjoyable to spend time with and tempers the pace of the tour to suit the participants. The tour does involve lots of walking and good walking or hiking shoes would be highly recommended. Overall, a fantastic day!!
Photo tour
, Jan 2020
Driver was well informed on local sights. Tour was satisfactory not his fault that there was not as much wildlife as advertised on line prior to trip.
, Jan 2020
This tour is truly INCREDIBLE!! Brett was an amazing guide, and we saw lots of truly unbelievable scenery!!! One of the best tours we've ever had (and we travel a lot!!). Brett's wife even made a chocolate cake for our group that we enjoyed at Piha beach toward the end of our day. He sent professional quality photos that he took of our family that day as well!! Thanks again Brett!!!
Great visit to two west coast beaches
, Jan 2020
Brett brought us to beautiful spots to photograph and gave us tips on how to frame and select areas to photograph. He also gave us specific tips for using our individual cameras. Bravo
Comments on the Tour to the wild West Coast
, Dec 2019
t was a great opportunity to get to know the area north of Auckland, namely Piha and Karekare as well as other very interesting areas that we could never discover alone. The guide was extraordinary, being a great connoisseur of all the interesting parts to see, including the wildest areas of the places visited. In addition to the lunch we had a stop at Karekare for a coffee and cake of his own initiative. More than a tour it was a very good adventure. A visit that my husband and I will never forget.
Great Day Trip
, Nov 2019
This trip was great, especially when I was the only one on the trip. Tour guide was awesome. He took pictures with his camera and offered to take pictures with my phone. I was taken to a few extra locations since we were very good on time since it was just us two. Lunch stop was good. Few options avail in the little shop we stopped at. At the last stop, he offered me coffee or tea while we sat and admired the ocean. Had an awesome time. He even offered to take me to another location but I was tired after a long day. Really enjoyed this trip. Will definitely recommend.
Fantastic tour!
, Oct 2019
It was a wonderful day, full of adventure. I'm an amature photographer but I do like exploring, seeing beautiful sights and taking pictures on my point-and-shoot camera to capture those memories. This tour is for anyone who wants to see some of the off the beaten path areas of the West Coast. I was also very thankful that the tour was not cancelled because there were only 2 of us that signed up for that day. Thank you!
Best experience of Auckland tour
, Aug 2019
The tour of West coast beaches was an unforgettable moment of my travel to North Island. Bret was a perfect guide to the most beautiful places. I recommend it to everyone.
Auckland west coast adventure
, Mar 2019
Everything went very well. Jus 4 of us on tour which made for a very personalized tour and plenty of opportunity to talk with guide. Tour guide and driver, Brett, was great especially his knowledge of the rainforest fauna. Enjoyed our time and glad we went.
Great journey
, Mar 2019
Brett guided us perfectly. I enjoyed very much for fantastic wildness of west coast of Auckland. There were many things to experience.

Product code: 23967P1

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