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Full-Day Wild West Coast Photo and Discovery Tour including Lunch from Auckland provided by Unique Visions Tours

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

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Photography enthusiasts who want to capture some of the most scenic areas of Auckland while learning from a professional will enjoy this day trip. Travel to Auckland’s rugged west coast, and be taken to dramatic spots that you may struggle to find without a guide. Your guide will share their photography knowledge with you, and also tell you all about the birdlife, history, and culture of this area.
  • Spend a creative day out in nature
  • Lunch and transfers from Auckland are included
  • Suitable for both beginner and more experienced photographers
  • Best suited to active travelers, as there will be forest and beach walks
Important Information
Departure Point
Auckland Central, Auckland Central, North Island
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional photographer guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • 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
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Antje wrote a review Oct 2019
Grants Pass, Oregon4 contributions4 helpful votes
The Trip was a present to my brother, sister in law and nephew age 16. All are interessted in nature, photographie and outdoors. One other young men attended the trip so we were 5 guests. Everybody got a lot of attention. Brett picked us up at the hotel and it was a short
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Date of experience: October 2019
callmethekid wrote a review Sep 2019
Cincinnati, Ohio37 contributions17 helpful votes
Brett was the perfect tour guide, he is from the area and knows all of the picturesque spots that only a local would know about. We were guided through rain forests and beaches experiencing the raw beauty of the rural West Coast. Any explorer, nature lover or hobbyist
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Date of experience: September 2019
Simon wrote a review Sep 2019
4 contributions
I had a great day with Brett. The tour was well planned and gave a good insight in the area and photography. I also booked the Auckland by Night Tour which was also very good. Nice locations for good shots ! I can recommend the tours !!
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Date of experience: September 2019
Lynne816 wrote a review Sep 2019
Edmonton, Canada12 contributions9 helpful votes
Wow! We had an excellent day with Brett. It was wonderful to explore this most beautiful area of the world with such a nice and knowledgeable guide. We hiked through rainforests to see the magnificent Kauri trees, walked next to spectacular waterfalls, hiked next to the
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Borgcruiser wrote a review Aug 2019
Albufeira, Portugal110 contributions45 helpful votes
This review is well overdue , had an amazing time , I was the only person booked on the day. Benefited from a very unique experience . If you find yourself in Auckland this trip is a must. I have amazing memories of Karekare Beach , Pia Beach and the surrounding area
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About the operator

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Sharon S
Fantastic Tour Highly Recommend
We selected this tour based on positive Trip advisor reviews and were not disappointed. Brett was a great tour gui
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Wild West coast tour
Brett was fantastic. Excellent guide and very knowledgeable of the west coast history and geography. His photogra
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Take a walk on the wild (West) side
Brett was awesome. Highlight of our New Zealand trip. Beautiful scenery and adventure. Brett was able to engage our
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Jaclyn G
A beautiful place to visit!
My son and I were coming in port off a cruise. Brett was on time at picking us up at a nearby hotel. We experienced
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The Long and Winding Road(s)
A nice get away from the city. Brett knows his stuff and happily shares that knowledge with his passengers. If yo
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Great Experience!
This was my favorite tour during my 10 day visit to NZ. Brett is an excellent guide for the places we visited, whic
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Half day tour from Auckland
Brett was a great tour guide. They day was great we saw everything that was promised. Only 7 total people on the
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Dean C
Wonderful day!
We traveled a month in NZ and Australia. Brett was our favorite tour guide. Such a wonderful day at amazing places
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Incredible Experience
I only had one day in Auckland after flying in on an early morning flight. After seeing the Unique Visions tour web
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A wonderful day trip from Auckland
I did enjoyed this tour. The destinations are amazing. Brett is a very nice person and a good guide. Although I am
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Best of the West Tour (Half Day)
I decided on this tour based upon the 300+ excellent reviews of Unique Visions Tours, plus the fact that it covered
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So fun!
This tour was a money well spent. Brett was our tour guide and he was very knowledgeable of where to go and facts o
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Awe-inspiring experience with superb guide
Wonderful tour of the West Coast beaches Karekare and Piha with Brett from Unique Visions Tours. The beaches themse
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10 of 10 Stars!!
We completely enjoyed our tour! We had basically one day while hubby was not in the conference to see something, a
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My favorite tour!!!
Brett, the guide, really makes this tour exceptional. He is so personable & knowledgeable, I really wish I could ha
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Key Details
  • Arataki - Waitakere Ranges, Piha Beach, and 1 more
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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