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Auckland's Coast & Country tour

Auckland's Coast & Country tour
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PO Box 199, Auckland 0881
+64 (9) 411 7080

Experience a unique Auckland tour with sights & attractions of west Auckland
- the area where our family has lived since 1922.

Established in 2002, and owned/operated by NZ & Maori hosts, 'Coast to Coast Tours' is a  Tripadvisor highly rated Auckland attraction and recent recipients of their 2015 Certificate of Excellence Award!

This GENUINE, AUTHENTIC, and UNIQUE tour has at least 9 activities that will get you out-of-the-city to experience the 'real' New Zealand countryside & lifestyle!

Finalists in the 2009 Hospitality Awards (-for Sustainability-), this 'true' ECO-tour combines the Nature, Culture, Environmental & Conservation elements  ...and we ONLY operate locally!

ALL tours visit our own New Zealand sheep farm

Your tour includes:

 Exclusive (private) Auckland tours available

- as well as -

Auckland Shore Excursions for cruise boat groups

Please refer to the Coast to Coast Tours very comprehensive website for full details on all of our tours.

......Stuart & Donna Hamilton look forward to meeting you!

Environment Friendly Action

Only operates in area we live (local owners/operators) Eco-friendly operation (cleaners, recycling, power, water etc) Unique to Auckland Carbon Credit tree planting

Environment Friendly Action

We conserve heat We conserve water We reduce/limit oil/gas carbon emissions We employ alternative energy resources: wind/solar/water We recycle where possible We compost food waste We use sustainable toilet/grey water waste disposal We use bio-degradable cleaning agents We use reclaimed or low embodied energy building materials We mention green/eco issues on our website We conserve/care for wildlife in our area/ natural pest eradication We participate in community environmental initiatives

Other Environment Friendly Initiatives

We plant a New Zealand Native tree to offset this tour's carbon emissions for every tour we undertake. This project is unique to Auckland. Government Law protects the trees planted in our own farm's forest reserve forever. We ONLY operate locally, and require a minimum of 2pax (for sustainability reasons)!

Organic Meals

T.I.E.S. members "open" menu (lunch) food handling certificate (afternoon tea)


11-seater air-con van saloon (for exclusive tours) Lunch (with wine/beer) on full day tours afternoon tea on all tours free wine & honey tastings free tea/coffee at craft market


Waitakere Rainforest Arataki Visitor Information Centre Craft market (100% NZ product) Wine-tasting (in historic Kumeu region) Honey-sampling (at Organic 'BeesOnline') Muriwai Beach Gannet colony Owner's own sheep farm (feed & touch sheep, animals & birds) Historic Homestead Woolshed visit Afternoon tea (homemade) Lunch (full day tours)


see individual tour prices

Tariff Includes

Pick-up/Drop/off, all entry fees, Lunch (on full day tour), afternoon tea on all tours

All Year Available



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