Journey into a region of natural wonders. Walk through untouched native rainforest, experience the rugged beauty of the wild west coast beaches and visit Auckland’s oldest wine region.
The Waitakere Ranges Regional Park is home to some of Auckland’s most visited natural treasures. Explore the lush native rainforest, scenic coastline and windswept black-sand beaches. Waitakere Ranges walks are the best way to experience the area’s beauty and there’s a huge range of other activities on offer.Find out more
Muriwai Beach is a beautiful, windswept beach on Auckland’s wild west coast. Its pounding waves draw surfers and its dramatic stretch of black volcanic sand is perfect for a walk to blow out the cobwebs. Don’t miss the impressive sight of the huge gannet colonies nestled on the rugged coastline.Find out more
Kumeu is a refreshing blend of boutique wineries, orchards and rolling green farmland. Home to Auckland’s oldest winery, the area boasts award-winning restaurants, fascinating galleries and diverse speciality shops. Don’t forget to stop off at the honey centre and café to pick up a jar of artisan honey.Find out more