The Waitakere Range can be said to be one of Mother Nature’s true oasis on earth. With the breathtaking waterfalls and views from top of the mountain ranges just being priceless, this place should definitely be visited by tourist who really wants to feel the true essence of New Zealand.
New Zealand is a country blessed with an environment that is the envy of many countries, with meadows and mountain ranges spreading as far as the eye can see, New Zealand is undoubtedly a picture postcard country.
And one such picturesque place is the Waitakere Range, located 25km west of Auckland; the Waitakere Range is spread across 16 hectares and several mountain ranges. With many waterfalls, streams, the west coast and rough mountainous terrain being situated here, this is a paradise for that true outdoor loving backpacker visitor.
The park is world renowned with many award winning TV series loved by viewers such as Hercules and Xena being filmed in these very grounds and drawing locals and visitors alike to experience the splendor of true nature.
The Waitakere Range Park offers a wealth of leisure opportunities to its visitors trekking, swimming, fishing boat launching, running, and horse riding, walking, and camping are few of them. What ever the level of adventure you want it is really an ease to find it in this magnificent environment.
The nature surrounding the range is filled with many exotic and native species of flora and fauna of New Zealand, just waiting for you to discover and enjoy. With interesting fauna such as shining cuckoo, pied tit, kereru, tui found here it is a truly zoologically divers park unlike many found around the globe.
And further if you are a nature loving camper, a walk through the many tracks in the range is sure to be a delightful eye opener to the many different and new aspects of loving Mother Nature.
After a good days trekking or a relaxing picnic nothing can be more rejuvenating than a treatment at the best spa facilities in Auckland. And where can it be, but a hotel known all over the world for its timeless elegance and services. The Langham Auckland is without doubt one of best hotels in Auckland, and well worth a visit.