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Habitat Tours

29 William Street, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
+64 21 422 707
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Tawharanui Day/Night Tour

We spent a wonderful time with Tristan at Tawharanui. The afternoon hike introduced us to many... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
somervillep
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Kleinburg, Ontario
Combined day/night tour - Kiwi sighting

My son and I took a afternoon/night tour with Tristan, just the 3 of us. First saw many plants like... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Beat M
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Habitat Tours focus on NZ’s natural environment taking small groups (maximum 7 guests) on day tours from Auckland to stunning beaches and a native coastal forest. Day and night guided walks give some of the best opportunities to see and hear many of NZ’s rare and endangered birds and wildlife. We provide a delicious picnic lunch or dinner to be enjoyed while overlooking Auckland’s beautiful Gulf
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29 William Street, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
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+64 21 422 707

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a wonderful time with Tristan at Tawharanui. The afternoon hike introduced us to many native NZ bird species that we added to our life list. For a Canadian, seeing a little grey robin was special! Next, a delicious picnic supper overlooking the Pacific...More

Thank somervillep
Habitat_Tours, Owner at Habitat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was a real pleasure to have you both out on tour, too bad that we didn't get to see the kiwi - next time! Tawharanui is definitely much more than the wildlife, although that is great of course! The night sky is often spectacular...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

My son and I took a afternoon/night tour with Tristan, just the 3 of us. First saw many plants like gigantic Kauri trees and an original rainforest in the north, the beach and day-active animals. Then, after a delicious home-made picnic with Tristan, Marlon and...More

Thank Beat M
Habitat_Tours, Owner at Habitat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

It was a great night out and thank you for your wonderful company. It is always a thrill to see the kiwi out in the wild and of course all the other nocturnal wildlife is so interesting too not forgetting the daytime wildlife! So pleased...More

Reviewed 28 April 2017

We spent the day with Tristan, Gilbert and another couple. My husband and I like walking and hiking whenever we travel to areas outside our home. While we would have preferred to hike more, this tour was still an excellent way to spend the day....More

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Habitat_Tours, Owner at Habitat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Gilbert and I very much enjoyed our day out with you in Auckland's rainforest and west coast beaches - we feel it's such a special place and lucky that it's so close to Auckland. Thank you for the feedback on our picnic lunch and it...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

We spent a full day with Tristan and Gilbert visiting several areas along the west coast near Aukland- Muraiwai for the Gannet colonies and four areas in the Waitakere Reserve including a tropical rainforest, sand dunes, and the beach. My husband and I are foresters...More

Thank Susieqgeorgia
Habitat_Tours, Owner at Habitat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Delighted that you enjoyed your tour so much, it was a real pleasure to have you join us for the day! It is always a thrill to see the gannets with their young up so close! So pleased you enjoyed our picnic lunch; food is...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Fantastic half day tour of the Waitakere Ranges. Pamala was excellent and know the birds/flora/fauna that we encountered on the walk. It was great to get out of the city and into the hills as well as walk the black sand beaches. We also climbed...More

Thank Mike R
Habitat_Tours, Manager at Habitat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

It was an absolute pleasure to meet you both and take you out on tour to the very special Waitakere Ranges. I do hope you get back to New Zealand some time soon to see some more of our landscapes, flora and fauna that our...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

A tour recommended for any nature lovers. We had a day out with Tristan who's knowledge of the animals, flora and fauna in the area was great. Tristan also knew how trees etc were used by the Maori people. The walk through the forest/Jungle was...More

Thank stefsue
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed a lovely day trip with three visitors from Canada and we were guided by a man for all seasons; Gilbert. It was great to get out of the big city and experience the rural NZ scene. When we arrived at the park, we...More

Thank Z8398MZscotts
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We arrived at Auckland Airport after an overnight flight from Los Angeles and after dropping our bags at our hotel, Pam from Habitat Tours took us on a wonderful tour of the Waitakere Ranges and Bethel's Beach. Pam had taken into account all of our...More

Thank jellis22
Reviewed 11 March 2017

My sister and I did a tour with Tristan, visiting Tawharanui Park on Feb. 19. We loved the birds and the scenery and it was only about 90 minutes from Auckland.Tristan knows his birds (and the trees). He gave us a wonderful tour of the...More

Thank Joanne E
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Not a 30 minutes drive from Auckland away Tristan showed us his favorite sights at the Waitakere Ranges which was pure nature: a hugh dark sanddune, a wonderful beach without any tourists and last but not least we had a wonderful walk through the rainforest....More

Thank junast2017
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