Auckland City Highlights & Muriwai Black Sand Beach Private Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level



Nature and Wildlife, Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (fluent)

See the city, countryside and coast!

This private tour includes volcanic cones with stunning views, historic buildings, a waterfront drive and charming beaches. You'll get opportunities for photos and looking around.
After a relaxing lunch in a rural environment we visit Muriwai black sand beach and see the gannet birds up close in their natural habitat. We then return to the city with time for wine tasting, or visit to a microbrewery or savouring a special ice cream on the way.


To Mt Eden Volcano - our highest volcano with outstanding 360-degree views of Auckland. This is the best place to see the city from above.
We drive through the Domain, a beautiful city park and pass the imposing War Memorial Museum.
To Parnell to see historic buildings of Auckland's first suburb, established in 1841. There is a charming shopping precinct that will delight and impress.
Tamaki Drive -an enjoyable drive along Auckland's waterfront where, amongst others, we see Mission Bay, one of Auckland's most popular beaches.
We cross the harbour bridge to Devonport - heritage buildings, beautiful scenery and a lovely village centre. Atop Mount Victoria, a volcanic cone, are stunning views across the harbour to the city centre.
Then it's a short country drive to our pleasant restaurant.
Nearby is Muriwai with its black sand wild surf beach and spectacular views of the nesting gannet birds. We return to Auckland via the winery or microbrewery or to stop for a iconic hokey pokey icecream.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will pick you up from your hotel.

End location: I will drop you off back at your hotel.

Duration: 8 hours


You will be transported in a comfortable late model Hyundai Imax van with air conditioning.

What’s Included

Pick up from your hotel, full day sightseeing, comfortable transportation, full commentary and government taxes. I will return you to your hotel at the end of the tour.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 NZD - Everything related to the tour is included, amount indicated is approx cost of a lunch in the area.

What’s Extra

Lunch plus any shopping on the way that you may want to do.

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