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Arataki Visitor Centre - Waitakere Ranges

975 Reviews

Arataki Visitor Centre - Waitakere Ranges

975 Reviews
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300 Scenic Drive, Nihotupu, Piha, Auckland 0604 New Zealand
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Design your perfect New Zealand trip and feel like a VIP with every detail taken care of on this custom-made tour. Where you go and what you do is completely up to you, so you could visit the Bay of Islands, Rotorua, and Waitomo Glowworm Caves on the North Island; discover Milford Sound, Queenstown, and the Fox Glacier on the South Island; or tour LOTR sites such as Tongariro and Hobbiton.
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Happy Travels at Felicity 888 wrote a review Mar 2021
Auckland, New Zealand58 contributions
One of the places that I would never grow tired of visiting or suggesting to my friends. It's free and it has a tiny space for kids to play. The views are magnificent and you can opt to have a Nature Trail if you have time to explore the plants and trees around.
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Date of experience: April 2020
Cam T wrote a review Jul 2020
Birkenhead, New Zealand376 contributions31 helpful votes
Great for families with and without kids alike! Lovely setup and welcoming staff Definitely worth stopping by and checking out - big thumbs up 👍
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Date of experience: July 2020
KenVicLee wrote a review Apr 2020
Huntington Beach, California1,985 contributions572 helpful votes
During our Auckland city tour our tour guide took us up into the Wairaere Ranges describing the flora and fauna. To highlight those things she also took us to the Arataki Visitor Center. where we could look out over the flora and see taxidermied examples of the fauna. Which is to say not only a stuffed possum but also explanations of the damage they had done to the environment as a non-native species. It was fun to be staying in Auckland but it was very revealing to see what the surrounding area was about. A very pretty drive with some interesting stories along the way.
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Date of experience: February 2020
floridaherbie wrote a review Mar 2020
Marco Island, Florida147 contributions55 helpful votes
This place offers good information about the Waitakere ranges, good amenities and a stunning view over parts of the ranges. Highly recommended as a start of any activities in the Waitakere ranges.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Bob H wrote a review Mar 2020
Mississauga, Canada17,180 contributions236 helpful votes
My wife and I visited this site and thoroughly loved it especially all the information that is displayed. One can really learn a lot visiting this location.
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Date of experience: February 2020