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Bush and Beach

Auckland 0650, New Zealand
+64 9-837 4130
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Bush and Beach is Auckland's premier small-group tour company. Daily award-winning tours take you to Auckland's coastal rain forest, wild black sand beaches, untamed Great Barrier Island, Coromandel Peninsula, Hobbiton and Waitomo area. Our experienced guides provide an interactive, unforgettable experience, including walks in lush rainforest, on awe-inspiring surf beaches, to lush wetlands and beautiful waterfalls.
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Auckland 0650, New Zealand
+64 9-837 4130
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a trip to Hobbiton with Kevin through Bush and Beach and the experience was excellent. Kevin was accommodating, taking our luggage onto the the bus, and dropping us off near the airport. The smaller group was also worthwhile, making our experience at Hobbiton...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing and informative time with Shaun who was a fantastic guide. Saw some stunning scenery in excellent company. Highly recommended, one of our NZ highlights so far.

Thank Chris S
BushandBeach, Owner at Bush and Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your tour with Sean and thank you for taking the time to review. We hope that you enjoy the rest of your time in NZ!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

enjoyable trip, informative guide and well worth experience! we will recommend to friends and family

Thank jt_ata2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful day with Bush and Beach. Dawn took us on the city tour in the morning, and Sean took us on the eco tour in the afternoon. It was a terrific introduction to the city/country. Dawn and Sean are excellent tour guides,...More

Thank lpooluk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took B & B's best of both worlds tour and really enjoyed it. It was a long day but i got to see city sights, beaches (which i didn't expect) and beautiful gardens. After picking up to go lunch we headed to the rain forest...More

1  Thank Lorena D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a short time in which to experience the New Zealand scenery in the North Island. We choose this trip after it was recommended to us by a friend, who had already been on it, and we weren't disappointed. Kevin was a very knowledgeable,...More

Thank Andy H
BushandBeach, Owner at Bush and Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Andy H, Thank you for your feedback and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your Wilderness Experience with Bush and Beach. People do not realise that rainforest, black sand beaches and waterfalls are all just 35-40 minutes from the city. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Tour bus picks you up at your hotel and transports you to and from Hobbiton. Leisurely paced walking tour of the Hobbiton movie sets. Includes a free mug of ale, (light or dark) at the Green Dragon Inn and a buffet lunch. A tad pricey,...More

Thank Neutron J
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This tour was incredible, from start to finish, and our guide and driver, Sean, could not have been more professional, friendly and informative; he was the best! The only thing that matched the perfection of the tour was the weather, which together helped make the...More

1  Thank j0hnh87
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I went back and forth on whether to book this tour through Bush and Beach or to take the less expensive Intercity Bus Tour. I ultimately chose Bush and Beach because the tour returned at 3pm instead of 7pm. But I'm glad I chose Bush...More

1  Thank SaraD7315
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This was my mom's and my favorite tour, and Shawn was our favorite guide! It was a really long day, but it was jammed pack with great sites! We were in awe of how knowledgable Shawn was - the things he pointed out were incredible...More

Thank JAK1221
BushandBeach, Owner at Bush and Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for your great review and for making our Coromandel Day Tour from Auckland your favourite excursion. We are very proud of the fact that we offer small-group tours with flexibility and also very personable guides which you sum up succinctly. All the best!

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Julie C
Do you get to see waterfalls on the Waitakere wilderness half day tour?
28 January 2017|
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Response from KrystleBT | Property representative |
Hi Julie, We cannot promise a waterfall but we do endeavour to visit one on each trip. Thanks Krystle Bush and Beach
Hello. We will be in Auckland only on January 22 and 23 and my husband and I would love to take your small group tour to Hobbiton. I do not see availability for those days. Is there a possibility of a cancellation?
5 January 2017|
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Response from KrystleBT | Property representative |
Hi there, We are fully booked for these dates but if you wanted to email us with your contact details we can let you know if seats become available. Sorry I am unable to share an email address through this portal but you... More
Jennifer L
Hallo, we are keen to go for a Hobbition movie set tour, and wondering whether the pick up can be arranged from St. Martins Waldorf Apartment Hotel (6-12 St. Martns Lane, Auckland)? Also just to confirm the tour would be only Hobbiton set, no glowworm cave, etc. (since we have already done that). Many thanks.
19 September 2016|
Response from BushandBeach | Property representative |
Good Morning Jennifer, Yes our tour just visits Hobbiton. We cannot pick up from the Waldorf St Martins as access is quite tight for our vehicles but we can pick you up from the lower lobby of the Langham Hotel which is... More