Evening Sunset Eco Tour to Muriwai Beach and Gannet Colony. Discover the black sand beaches and unique views of Auckland’s West Coast.  Explore Muriwai Beach from three different viewing spots with amazing photo opportunities. Marvel at the Gannet breeding colony.

Evening Sunset Eco Tour to Muriwai Beach and Gannet Colony - Auckland, New Zealand

Eco Tour
Duration:5 hours
Price: Starting from $90.00 per person
  • Discover the black sand beaches and unique views of Auckland’s West Coast. 
  • Explore Muriwai Beach from three different viewing spots with amazing photo opportunities.
  • Marvel at the Gannet breeding colony.
  • Discover the black sand beaches and unique views of Auckland’s West Coast. 
  • Explore Muriwai Beach from three different viewing spots with amazing photo opportunities.
  • Marvel at the Gannet breeding colony.

Meet your guide on pick up in your accommodation or cruise ship, and then set off on your 1-hour scenic drive in our luxurious vehicle to explore Auckland's West Coast. Nature & beauty abound in the area, and as you relax your guide will point out unique spots and explain to you all about New Zealand history & culture.

Enjoy stunning views of Waitakere's brilliant views and its iconic landmarks as the sun sets down the beautiful beach landscape.

Stop at different scenic locations and enjoy some amazing photo opportunities.

Join your guide on a 15-minute walk to go up & close with the amazing Gannets. Watch about 1,200 pairs of gannets nesting (from August to March) and learn all about them from your guide.

From there we head down to the rocks and walk on the cliffs next to the cave where you can have amazing views of the beach, cave and surfers.

Discover Muriwai Beach's black sand that was caused by the iron content derived from the ancient volcanoes in the area, including the large “Kaipara Volcano” which was situated offshore from the Kaipara Heads, and erupted 16-23 million years ago.

Have a walk on the beach or get a buggy board and try some sand boarding over the sand dunes.

Relax on your way back and enjoy the scenery while we take you back to your accommodation in Auckland.

 

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