"Waitakere Ranges and Beyond." Waitakere Ranges by kiwi
Waitakere Ranges Travel Guide: 9 reviews and 37 photos
The Waitakere Ranges are a beautiful bushclad range of hills to the West of Auckland and near to the western coast. There are a lot of houses nestled in the bush, a lot of them have lovely views over the city, but they are far away and at one with nature.
Be sure to check out my travelogue where I am writing about the western beaches.
Waitakere's "Scenic Drive" is around 20 or 30 kilometers of road that winds through and along the range.It's well worth the drive and offers lovely bush and forest clad driving, with views of both Manukau Harbour and the Tasman Sea as well as the distant city. It stretches from Titirangi in the south to Swanson in the north, with roads branching off to the various beaches.
6 kms from Titirangi is a very well equipped Information Centre, worth stopping at.
- Pros:Nestle in bush and be with nature, yet still commute to city.
- Cons:Just a little bit too far to commute and i get sick on the windy roads!
- In a nutshell:Beautiful bushclad hills between city and sea.
Don't miss taking a drive out to the coast and see the wild sea and black iron sand. These friends are at Bethells... more travel advice
kiwi's Related Pages
Waitakere Ranges Travel Guide
Member Travel Pages
- "Waitakere Ranges and Beyond."
- "Waitakere Ranges & 'The Piano'"
- "Amuck in the Waitakere Ranges"
- "Wilderness in the City"
- See All...
Badges & Stats in Waitakere Ranges
- 2 Reviews
- 8 Photos
- 0 Forum posts
- 9 Comments
- See All Stats
- See All Badges (128)
Have you been to Waitakere Ranges?Share Your Travels
Latest Activity in Waitakere Ranges
Photos in Waitakere RangesSee All Photos (8)
Top 10 Pages
- Top 5 Page for this destination New Zealand Intro, 87 reviews, 192 photos, 10 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Queenstown Intro, 34 reviews, 110 photos, 5 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Hamilton Intro, 20 reviews, 118 photos, 9 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Auckland Intro, 46 reviews, 76 photos, 2 travelogues
- Queen Charlotte Sound Intro, 21 reviews, 96 photos, 5 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Rotorua Intro, 15 reviews, 91 photos, 6 travelogues
- National Park Intro, 21 reviews, 71 photos, 5 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Mount Maunganui Intro, 19 reviews, 72 photos, 4 travelogues
- Northern Territory Intro, 1 review, 84 photos, 10 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Wellington Intro, 22 reviews, 56 photos, 4 travelogues