Auckland Adventure Tours
Great Barrier Island
Description: Cruise in luxuirous yachts to offshore islands in the Bay of islands or the Hauraki Gulf.
Then participate in a slection of adventure based activies such as; Abseiling, rock climbing, orienteering. Or simply swim or snorkel or just relax and take in the beauty of the area.
Location: Hauraki Gulf (Auckland) or Bay Of Islands
Season: All year round, summer, spring and autumn are best
Contact person(s): Phillip Rietema
Postal Address: 31 Rosehill Place, Hamilton
Phone: +64 7 846 3565
Mobile Phone: 025 683 3850
Comments: Catering available, transport to departure points available if required.
Auckland Adventures Ltd
Description: Daily adventure tours from Auckland to suit all ages. Tours visit Mt Eden volcano, orchard, wineries, Muriwai beach & Gannet bird colony. Tour options include half & full day tours with optional bush walking or Mountain biking.
Group tours to Rotorua, Waitomo, Taupo, Coromandel, Bay of Islands & Great Barrier Island. Customised group adventures abseiling, team building, skiing tours, winery tours & mountain biking.
Location: Pick ups in central Auckland.
Season: Operates all year round.
Contact person(s): Ross Parton.
Postal Address: P.O Box 87-023, Meadowbank, Auckland 05.
Phone: +64 9 379 4545
Mobile Phone: 025 855 856
Fax: +64 9 379 4543
Comments: Winner Auckland Tourism Awards - 'Best specialty tour'.
AWOL Canyoning Adventures
Description: AWOL Canyoning Adventures offers canyoning in the sub-tropical rainforest of the West Coast Waitakere Ranges, only 40 minutes from Auckland Central (transport provided). Abseiling down showering waterfalls surrounded by moss and fern covered walls, swimming through pools and caves of blues and greens, jumps, slides and caves! All obstacles are optional, no experience needed.
You will also see the remains of the original pioneers wood constructed logging dam, learn about the local history and Maori culture. Includes transport, bakery lunch and refreshments, full equipment visit to black sand Piha Surf Beach and beautiful rainforest walk. Options to visit local artists studios, climb Lion Rock, try flax weaving, or stay overnight at Piha Beach!
Location: 40 minutes West of Auckland.
Season: All year, every day.
Contact person(s): Cam Bowen.
Address: Piha Beach.
Postal Address: P.O Box 56 207, Dominion Rd, Auckland, New Zealand.
Phone: +64 9 834 0501
Freephone: 0800 462 965
CANYONZ - Canyoning New Zealand
Description: NZ's best adventure starts in Auckland!
- The Blue Canyon: a fantastic playground in subtropical rainforest, with countless jumps, waterslides and abseils! You get at least 3 hours of the best canyoning, plus a great picnic at Karekare Beach, of 'The Piano' fame! Only 40 minutes from Auckland.
- The Sleeping God Canyon: this 300-metre waterfall is the ultimate canyoning adventure, in the scenic Coromandel Peninsula. A full-on day of sheer vertical fun, cascading water and mysterious pools in breathtaking scenery! And... stop at the Miranda Hot Pools at the end of the day!
Transport, equipment, instruction, lunch and drinks provided. No experience needed. Visit our website!
Location: From 30 minutes to 1 hour away from Auckland.
Season: All year round.
Contact person(s): Julien Senamaud.
Postal Address: P.O Box 68057, Newton, Auckland.
Phone: +64 9 357 0133
Mobile Phone: 025 294 7724
Freephone: +64 9 357 0144
Hauraki Adventures Ltd
Description: We hire aluminium 5 person 50 hp boats and 3 person 125hp jet skis for fun and exploration.
We are based on the Whangaparaoa Peninsula and Orewa.
We supply all the extra things to make you day a special one, including scuba, snorkeling and fishing equipment, water skis and wake boards, cooler boxes and picnic equipment and much more. We launch equipment from several beaches on the Peninsula and Orewa depending on your needs and weather conditions.
We hire from 1/2hr to a full day. Activities include water skiing and wake boarding, scuba diving, fishing, island hoping, inflatable towing toys, and more.
We also give directions to dozens of secluded beaches and historic islands all with in 20 minutes of your set off point. Just take a look at our Web site.
Location: [map here] 35 minutes North of Auckland
Season: All year round
Contact person(s): Adam Stapley
Address: 42 Kestrel Heights, Arlkes Bay, Whangaparaoa, Auckland 0932
Phone: 09 424 4903
Mobile Phone: 021 054 5283
Comments: Pick up from Auckland CBD at an extra cost. Pick up from local bus stations free.
Kiwi Sail Limited
Description: Indulge in a typical Kiwi pastime and enjoy a full-on sailing experience on Auckland's beautiful harbour. "Resolute" is a comfortable ocean-going 75ft (22.5m) yacht.
Our skipper and crew are experienced "yachties" and ensure your trip is both safe and exciting. Enjoy a morning, afternoon or evening sail or spoil yourself with an all day sail and BBQ lunch on the beach.
Suitable all ages and families too!
Location: Hobson West Marina, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland - you will find us behind the information centre and to the right of the carpark.
Contact person(s): Debbie Hamilton
Address: Hobson West Marina, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland
Postal Address: 120 Opanuku Road, Henderson Valley, Auckland
Phone: 09 814 9401
Mobile Phone: 021 923 423
Freephone: 0800 020 030
Fax: 09 814 9401
Comments: Credit cards accepted
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