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Black Sand Tours

Auckland Central, Auckland 1063, New Zealand
+64 27 220 7297
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Adventure Day Trip to West Coast Beaches from Auckland
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Family Adventure Day Trip to Black Sand Beaches from Auckland
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Black Sand Tours Wild West adventure trip is a different style of tourism. It will feel less like a tour, and more like you are exploring incredibly beautiful locations with old friends. We climb down cliffs, we swim (year round) in the surf, we walk through rivers, we slide down sand dunes, we swim through caves, we get buried up to our neck in Black Sand and then we run into lakes, rivers, oceans to wash it off. Sometimes we find seals. Sometimes we find whales. Sometimes we find dolphins. But this is absolutely not a get off the bus / take photos / get back on the bus kind of tour. You will go home muddy, wet, sandy, happy and tired. And you will learn a lot about New Zealand. Plus, our photos are spectacular - we take pictures of you and your friends exploring our locations all day, and they are freely available to you at no cost. We pick the best locations for the group, and the weather conditions of the day from the following list; Piha Beach Bethells Sand Dunes Muriwai Beach Whatipu Beach KiteKite Falls Pararaha Valley And we tailor a day that you will never forget.
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Auckland Central, Auckland 1063, New Zealand
+64 27 220 7297
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went on a West Coast Beaches tour with Tristan as a guide. He was quite funny and very knowledgeable about wildlife and vegetation. He was willing to take us wherever we wanted so we went to one very remote black sand beach, to a...More

1  Thank SHERYL A
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Wow... NZ is full of hidden beautiful escapes. Thank you Tristan for making our last day in NZ so memorable. We just came home to Canada and miss it already. A great guide. I highly recommend this tour for all beauty and nature lovers. Thanks...More

Thank bolertime
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We went to two of the most beautiful beaches! Hiked areas I would normally not attempt on my own, but felt confident in Shaun and had an absolutely amazing experience!! Shaun took photos along the way which is awesome to be able to have of...More

1  Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I would highly recommend this tour as Shawn was an excellent guide! The places he showed me were fantastic and his knowledge of the area was outstanding. I was fortunate in that I was the only one on the tour so Shawn added some adventure...More

1  Thank waxiemh
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I had an amazing time on this day trip! Wow! We are young adults that were looking for a real adventure and we got more than we could have asked for. The guide, Shaun, was spectacular. We felt as though we were...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 9 June 2017

I brought a group of university students from the USA and while in Auckland, I wanted to make sure they got away from the city to see the areas around the western coastline. This easily was the best thing we would have done and everyone...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Could not recommend this tour enough! My friend and I booked this tour last minute, not really knowing what to expect. Shaun helped us create the perfect adventure, taking us to stunning waterfalls and beaches, but since he grew up in the area, he took...More

2  Thank smorri44
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Black Sand tours offer a great trip to Piha Beach which is awesome for seeing some of the less well trodden areas around the beach. It's a trip on the wild side and fantastic for people looking for a really cool day out. Even on...More

1  Thank mhadoke
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Mum & I chose West coast beach tour at the last of our trip in New Zealand. It was beyond our expectations. We could see so much beauties of nature & had so much fun. Thanks to Shaun that we could have great memories in...More

Thank SunHui K
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I deeply enjoyed this unforgettable experience! Shaun creates an awesome experience tailoring the experience based on his local knowledge of the area, the weather and the tour group. He knows all the perfect spots, and tucked away bits people would miss. Not only that but...More

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30 June 2017|
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Response from Pauline V | Reviewed this property |
Hello! :) So this tour might get usually a bit adventurous, you are usualy walking a bit, in the sand, the mud sometimes, climbing up some rocks, crossing easy rivers... If you know what you are able of I would totally go... More