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Full-Day Auckland Scenic Tour

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If you only have one day to discover Auckland, this tour squeezes in as many must-see sights as possible. See the Sky Tower and Auckland Harbour Bridge, explore neighborhoods such as Ponsonby and Devonport, and take in the views from One Tree Hill, then spot gannets at Muriwai Beach and enjoy wine tasting along the Kumeu wine trail.
You'll start at
Sky Tower
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  • 1
    Muriwai Gannet Colony
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    North Head Historic Reserve
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 3
    Achilles Point
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 4
    Auckland Domain
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 5
    Soljans Estate Winery
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 7
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 8
    Mount Eden
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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You'll end at
Sky Tower
Victoria Street West, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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  • Maximize your time with an itinerary packed with top attractions 
  • Convenient hotel pickup and round-trip transport
  • This tour is limited to a maximum of 11 or 14 persons
  • Spectacular Auckland views from One Tree Hill, Achilles Point.
What to Expect
After hotel pickup, set out to discover Auckland by air-conditioned minibus, starting with a scenic drive along the North Shore. Stop to take photos of the famous Auckland Harbour Bridge and Waitemata Harbour, en-route to Devonport, then hop out to stroll the seafront promenade. Continue along the coast, stopping at lookout points such as North Head, from where you can spot Rangitoto Island; Misson Bay, and Bastion Point. Back in the city, pass Viaduct harbour and the Sky Tower, before taking a walk around the beautiful parks of One Tree Hill and the Auckland Domain. Visit the popular Ponsonby neighborhood for lunch at a local restaurant (own expense) and some time to browse the many boutiques and galleries. Then, pay a visit to Muriwai Beach, home to one of New Zealand’s most important Gannet breeding colonies. End your tour with wine tasting in the Kumeu wine region, before being dropped back at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Sky Tower, Victoria Street West, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off at Downtown Centrally Situated Hotels or Cruise Ships
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minibus
  • Wine-tasting
  • Entry/Admission - Soljans Estate Winery
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Some easy walking is involved. Comfortable shoes recommended
  • Minimum Age is 10 years
  • We can provide this tour to groups larger than 11 by discussions with Viator and ourselves
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: Auckland Scenic Tours
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A dream come true...
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A Day Well Spent
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Excellence personified
Absolutely wonderful experience. Our tour guide Mike was extremely knowledgeable and kept all of us informed and
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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