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Bush and Beach

Open today: 6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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Bush and Beach help you make the most of your time in Auckland – we offer enjoyable and innovative small group guided tours in and around Auckland. We will help you find out about Auckland city or explore the stunning rainforest and beaches of...more
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Auckland Central, Auckland 0650, New Zealand
+64 9-837 4130
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Extremely well structured small group tour of the Hobbiton movie set, including fascinating details, special access to the set, and a buffet meal. Our driver Alexander was wonderful, and our tour guide Kelsey was excellent. Food at buffet was great. We really enjoyed the whole...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank trandall2018
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was just a day trip from Melbourne for two of us so we were struggling. I thought I'd sleep on the bus but our driver, Wayne, was great and so entertaining with fun facts (and lots of dad jokes...). Our guide at Hobbiton was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Victor S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Both my guides in the morning and afternoon portions were so informative. I learned so much about Auckland and New Zealand. The Arataki Visitor Centre was really interesting and I loved visiting Piha Beach. I'd definitely recommend this tour.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank a5hleyr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour highlights much in three hours, and Wayne gave us an informative and interesting history of each area. It is a great introduction to Auckland.

Thank C2831HNcarolm
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was fantastic. From the bus to the tour leader (Tamara) to the sights, the rainforest walk, discussion of plants, trees, birds & predators to the black sand at Piha beach. Loved it all!!!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the half day tour and our driver was Wayne. He was very knowledgeable and entertaining as well.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank aordway65
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great tour - it provides a very nice overview of the Auckland landscape and visits some key points of interest and history around the city. Our tour guide, Stefan, was fantastic and so flexible to our needs. On our tour he was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ali_Hawkins
KrystleBT, Manager at Bush and Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. Being a small-group tour operator, we try to be as flexible and accommodating as possible. All the best for the rest of your time in our country.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was great. We saw not only downtown Auckland but lots of neighborhoods and the grounds with the WW1 memorial at the art Museum. We then had a guided tour of a nature preserve and got down to the Tasman Sea to get our...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Harry H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were met eatly by Alex Stroh, from Germany, driver and morning Tour Guide along with Tamara Henry, naturalist, from Winnipeg, MB who immigrated in 2001 as our afternoon guide. Both did an excellent job and shared their vast knowledge of the area and Ataki...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Martin F L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Started this tour with a small route to a bakery for lunch. The meat pies and kebabs were excellent. Then the scenic drive through rain forest. We stopped to visit an 800 yr old Kari tree. Then a walk through the rain forest while our...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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11 June 2018|
Response from Ben T | Property representative |
Hi.....We pick up from all the major accommodations within the inner Auckland city area. We can advise you of a suitable pickup point when you book. Thanks .
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
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