Within 30 minutes of Auckland Airport and the city, West Auckland offers visitors a diverse eco tourism and travel experience from the breathtaking natural beauty and dramatic black sand beaches of the Waitakere Ranges to the wine districts of Henderson and the Kumeu Valley.
Explore the many rainforest trails, peaceful seaside bays of Auckland’s Manukau Harbour or the wild surf beaches of Piha and Karekare, location of ‘The Piano’.
Enjoy wine tasting or lunch at a West Auckland winery, cafe or restaurant.
Visit art galleries or for a shopping experience visit village boutiques or be spoiled for choice in the West Auckland shopping centres of New Lynn, Henderson and Westgate.
West Auckland accommodation choices include bed & breakfasts, self contained cottages, holiday rental apartments, baches, motels and boutique lodges.
things to see & do
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Luxury boutique accommodation, private decks, gardens and splendid views.
For a 100% Natural Kiwiana Country Experience, Come to Kiwi Valley Farm Park - over 7 hectares of interactive and educational activities for you to experience.
West Auckland's Regional Art Gallery, presenting contemporary art through a diverse programme of exhibitions and events. The gallery is sited in the historic Lopdell House, located in the heart of Titirangi, gateway to the Waitakere rain forest and west coast beaches.
Enjoy the luxury of panoramic sea and bush views in a private and tranquil location. Relax and unwind in the hot spa or on your own deck watching the amazing sunsets over Piha Beach.
Surfboards. Wetsuits. Gear. Sales. Hire. Repair. Lessons.
Close proximity to Auckland City, west coast beaches and the beautiful Waitakere Ranges.
Family owned for 3 generations, Soljans stunning winery is located at the gateway to Kumeu Wine Country - Auckland's heritage wine region. Sample award-winning wines at the cellar door then enjoy exceptional New Zealand cuisine in the highly acclaimed winery cafe.
The Refreshment Room provides a warm, casual and inviting dining experience. A large deck with views across the Waitakere bush offers outside dining.