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Awesome Walks offers unique, fully catered accommodation to hikers in the Waitakere Ranges west of Auckland. Accommodation is in cabins and fully equipped caravans and food, linen and all supplies are provided. Hosts help plan the hike and, once guests set out with a day pack only, they relocate the caravan, complete with personal possessions, food and beverages, at the overnight destination.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Airport Transportation
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Auckland Intl Airport25 km
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

We had THE BEST time on our Awesome Walks trip. From the moment Pip greeted us till the moment we left, we were taken care of (way above what I had anticipated). We found ourselves taking pictures of the food and sending it to friends...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank GlobalDean42
Response from PipMandis, Owner at Awesome WalksResponded 31 March 2018

Back atcha Dean and Zoe - we loved having you as our guests and are thrilled that you had an awesome time. Now come back to NZ soon!!!

Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

My son and I spent a few days walking the Hillary trail with Pip and Alec’s support. It was a superb experience; wonderful food and support which enabled us to enjoy the walking and quality time together. Would highly recommend Awesome walks.

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank nicolac4386
Response from PipMandis, Owner at Awesome WalksResponded 8 February 2018

Many thanks for the feedback Nicola - it was lovely to meet you both and we're glad you enjoyed your time.

Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Pip & Alec have created something quite exceptional. The atmosphere is warm and supportive; the facilities (including the Uber cool refurbished 70’s caravans) stylish, clean, comfortable and quirky; and the walk is challenging, beautiful and rewarding. We learnt so much from you both. Particularly your...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Wpbshs
Response from PipMandis, Owner at Awesome WalksResponded 31 January 2018

We so loved having you all stay at Awesome Walks - what a pleasure to host such an interested, fun and engaged family group. We are delighted that you have memories to cherish and have taken away with you a great understanding of the challenges...More

Reviewed 4 January 2018

I have never felt more pampered on any of my trekking trips than this. Whilst one can choose to request for delivery of your campavan and all of gourmet meals to your desired destination, staying put on site certainly comes with homely advantages, the least...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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Response from Philippa M, Owner at Awesome WalksResponded 10 January 2018

Thanks Choo for your kind words and comments - it was our pleasure to have you stay with us and we’re so pleased that you chose Awesome Walks for your adventure!

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

The treks in the forests in the Waitakere Ranges are filled with great healing energy. The air is so rich with the scent of the oil from the woods and the ocean. Best of all is ending your walk every day with the most delicious...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank polartortoise
Response from Philippa M, Owner at Awesome WalksResponded 10 January 2018

Thanks for staying with us - it was a delight to meet and host you and the Anzac recipe is on the way - enjoy!!

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"Fairly roomy, free wifi and warm and cosy"
27 Mar 2018
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New ZealandNorth IslandAucklandAuckland Central
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