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Nature & Kiwi Day Tour from Auckland

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  • 1
    Parry Kauri Park
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Tawharanui Regional Park
    Stop: 5 hours -
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Auckland Central, Auckland Central, North Island

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from hotels in the Auckland CBD.
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Guided tour
    • Picnic dinner
    • Refreshments - tea and coffee
    • Bottled water
    • Binoculars
    • Reference books
    • Torches
    • Insect Repellent
    • Hotel pick up (CBD)
    • Hotel drop off (CBD)
    • Dinner
    • Snacks
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    Exclusions
    • Pick up not available outside of the Auckland CBD.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum age is 7 years - infant seats are not provided
    • A minimum of two must be booked for a tour to be confirmed
    • A reasonable level of fitness is needed - walking is on well maintained tracks with slight inclines. Night-time walking is with red lights, conditions can be wet and slippery with some exposed tree roots.
    • Clothing should be suitable for being out in nature with warm layers and a rain jacket.
    • Comfortable walking shoes required
    • Bring personal medication.
    • Bring sunscreen.
    • Don't forget your camera!
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Wow!! What a fabulous day I had, yesterday. The Habitat Tours' Day / Night tour was one of the most awesome experiences of my life. Our guide, Tristan, is extremely knowledgeable (and a really fun person as well!). He's very easy going, approachable and has a wonderful sense
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    Response from Habitat_Tours, Owner at Nature & Kiwi Day Tour from Auckland
    Responded 4 days ago
    Thank you so much for this fabulous review! It was a real pleasure to take you out on tour and always exciting to see the kiwi and the takahe. So pleased you enjoyed our picnic dinner and on such a lovely evening.
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    Booked the tour to Tawharanui as a Christmas present for my partner whilst we were visiting from the U.K. He had a great time and, as a keen birdwatcher, managed to tick off lots of new species. This included seeing kiwi, which was a first for him and really special. Would
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    Response from Habitat_Tours, Owner at Nature & Kiwi Day Tour from Auckland
    Responded 1 week ago
    It was a real pleasure to take your partner out on tour for his Christmas present and great that he got to see plenty of birdlife including the kiwi. I hope the remainder of your time in NZ with your family went well.
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    This tour is a great way to see NZ wildlife. The Kauri trees are beautiful and massive. Lunch was great- It was all homemade, and made with our allergy concerns in mind. The desserts were awesome. We got really lucky with all of the wildlife we saw! We saw two kiwi and they were
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    Response from Habitat_Tours, Owner at Nature & Kiwi Day Tour from Auckland
    Responded 22 Nov 2019
    Thank you for this great review; I did enjoy my time out with you and I'm so pleased that we found a lot of our wildlife and especially the kiwi! I trust you will have many happy memories of your time in NZ and I hope to see you again some time.
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    Delighted to see Kiwi feeding in the wild. A rare sight. Always saw many other elusive birds during the daylight walk such as saddleback and kaka. Cute babies of oyster catchers and dotterals seen on the beach. A lovely home cooked picnic dinner included.
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    Pamela was fabulous in working out a special tour so that we could see the Gannet Colony with another standard tour. We also went on the day/night tour and saw Rosellas and 4 kiwis including one that stayed put so that we could watch him for at least 5 minutes! It is rare to
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    About the operator
    By: Habitat Tours
    167 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    JudithP871
    Auckland, New Zealand
    20
    A truly fabulous tour!
    Wow!! What a fabulous day I had, yesterday. The Habitat Tours' Day / Night tour was one of the most awesome
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    jessb6688
    Durrington, United Kingdom
    74
    Spotted kiwi!
    Booked the tour to Tawharanui as a Christmas present for my partner whilst we were visiting from the U.K. He had a
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    JMLcats
    Kutztown, Pennsylvania
    163
    Excellent tour!
    Highly recommend this tour! Tristan did an outstanding job! His expertise on wildlife was clearly evident! The
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    Mirthe73
    10
    Day and night tour
    This tour was such a good way to learn about nature and all the special animals New Zealand has to offer. Tristan
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    traveler888888
    Phoenix, AZ
    4334
    Amazing Views of Kiwis
    Top notch day out with Tristan at Tawharanui. The tour was one of the highlights of our trip to New Zealand.
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    Squirrelyscout
    10
    Great time
    This tour is a great way to see NZ wildlife. The Kauri trees are beautiful and massive. Lunch was great- It was
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    tenthkid
    Auckland Central, New Zealand
    61
    Kiwi day night tour from auckland
    Delighted to see Kiwi feeding in the wild. A rare sight. Always saw many other elusive birds during the daylight
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    Lori R
    154
    Great personalized service, informative and experiential
    Pamela was fabulous in working out a special tour so that we could see the Gannet Colony with another standard
    Read more
    idamay2013
    Milton, Massachusetts, USA
    210
    Kiwi Sighting in the Wild!
    Tristan was a great guide. He picked us up and dropped us off right at our hotel and right on time. We were
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    Mary W
    Mill Valley, California
    1910
    Perfect Nature Day Tour
    We highly recommend Tristan’s day tour to the Tawharanui nature preserve. Along the way we stopped at the charming
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    899hilarym
    London, United Kingdom
    55
    Highlight of our visit to NZ
    I can’t think of a better way to spend time in NZ if you have only a day or two free. My colleague and I were at
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    GumDrops72
    Watford, United Kingdom
    3418
    Must do trip while visiting Auckland
    It has been my life’s ambition to see a kiwi in the wild and Tristan of Habitat Tours made that wish come true!
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    Stay12864725317
    10
    Best Way to Begin Our New Zealand Zealand Adventure
    I am a marine biologist and am very interested in the natural world. Before my husband and I began our 3-week
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    anonymase1
    10
    Amazing day out
    We did a private tour, customised based on our interests, in particular native birds and fauna. Our guide Tristan
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    Simone D
    10
    Quite an adventure!
    Lovely tour! I took my mum who loves birds. Highlight: a Kiwi crossing our path and the majestic Kauri Trees. If
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    • Duration: 8h
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