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Full-Day Piha and Waitakere Eco-Tour with Surf Lesson from Auckland

Auckland, North Island, New Zealand

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  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Waitakere Ranges

Enjoy the beauty of the West Coast of Auckland

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Arataki Visitor Centre

You’ll make your first stop of the day at the Arataki Visitor Centre, where you can gaze out at the panoramic vistas of Auckland and its two harbours. This cultural centre also offers unique insight into Maori culture thanks to a variety of Maori carvings on display. You can also learn more about local wildlife in the area, including the ‘weta’ insect and the sky-high ‘Kauri’ trees.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Elements Surf

Continue deeper into this wilderness area by heading to the nearby Piha region. You’ll take a short walk to visit a picturesque cascade of waterfalls and search for native creatures such as the longfin eels and the ‘Keruru’ bird. Make your last activity stop of the morning at one of Piha’s black-sand beaches, a site where you can explore the famous Lion Rock, take a quick dip, or simply sit back and watch the pounding surf.

Duration: 2 hours


  • Professional guide
  • Return Transport from Auckland City
  • Guided Tour of The Arataki Visitor Centre
  • Visit To KiteKite or KareKare Falls
  • Visit and free Time at Piha Beach
  • 2 hrs Surf Lesson
  • Surfboard and gear included in cost * please provide weight and height details when booking
  • 30 minutes free time
  • Swimmers
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • May be operated by a multilingual guide
  • Bring a towel, sunscreen and a bottle of water
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate

Meeting Point

Downtown Ferry Terminal

Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time:
The standard pick up for this experience is from the Auckland SkyTower Victoria St W, Auckland, 1010. The daily pick up is at 8.30am. However if you prefer a hotel pick up and are based with in the central Auckland city area this can be provided. Please include your hotel information in the notes and our team will contact you via email to confirm a pick up time between 8am and 8:20am. Although bookings are instant please await your hotel departure confirmation from the Elements World team.
Return Details:
Quay St, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand
Skytower 72 Victoria St W, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand
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