Situated in a secluded valley covered with native bush and overlooking the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean the Reptile Park displays a unique collection of both native and exotic reptiles of many different varieties while still maintaining the natural surroundings. Enjoy a pleasant walk and discover these fascinating creatures in their spacious enclosures which have been landscaped to the individual requirements of the occupants.
Nestled in the beautiful Waitakere (pronunciation: Why-tar-ker-ree) Ranges, approximately 30 minutes from Auckland's CBD is the Waitakere Tramline.
Built in the early 1900's for the construction of the Waitakere Dam, this 2-foot gauge tramline is a working piece of history.
Tiritiri Matangi Island is a beautiful wildlife sanctuary for New Zealand's native and coastal birds situated at the tip of the Whangaparaoa peninsula. The ferry goes from Gulf Harbour several days a week.