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Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour

Highlights
  • Comprehensive introduction to Auckland perfect for first-time visitors
  • Get the inside scoop from the owner-operated tour company and local guide
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure available to suit your itinerary
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Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour
From US$47.87
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3.5 + hours, Scenic Tour of Auckland
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Overview
There’s so much to see in New Zealand’s biggest city that it’s hard to know where to start. This half-day tour fits in as much as possible, visiting fantastic vista points, beautiful beaches, atmospheric neighborhoods, and the downtown shopping areas. With numbers limited to 11, you benefit from a more personalized experience, and receive plenty of tips and recommendations from your local guide.
What to Expect

Begin your tour with pickup from your central Auckland hotel. Traveling by air-conditioned minibus, set out to explore Viaduct Harbour and Waitemata Harbour, then cross over the Auckland Harbour Bridge to take in the views from Northcote Point. 

Continue into downtown Auckland to soak up the atmosphere along Ponsonby Road and Karangahape Road—aka K Road—where your guide points out the best places to eat, drink, and shop later during your stay. Next up is a visit to the sacred peak of Mount Eden, which affords incredible views over the city. 

Pass through Parnell Village, home to the Auckland Domain and Auckland Museum, before looping back to the coast and driving along the beautiful beaches of Mission Bay and St. Heliers. Make a final stop at Achilles Point, with views across the Hauraki Gulf, before being dropped back at your hotel.

Reviews (89)
1 - 5 of 57 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Knowledgeable and Friendly Guide

When we arrived in Auckland, we had only half a day before we started our Active Adventure Tour. We booked this tour to get an idea of what Auckland was all about and we certainly chose the right tour. The Guide knew everything about Auckland...More

Thank Sherrilee R
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic tour guide and tour

Thoroughly enjoyed this half day tour of Auckland. Michael had great knowledge of the city and we got to see so much of it in a short time. His awesome sense of humour made the day even more enjoyable.

Thank GlobeTrotting787602
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Super enjoyable tour

Fantastic tour to see a bit of everything around Auckland. Michael was armed with knowledge, annecdotes and humour that made the tour incredibly fun.

1  Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile
fantastic tour guide and drive around the city

very informative guide and drive around auckland city. got to see all around the city from the wharf areas, the beach, spectacular view of the city from high on the hill, the central park and museum area and even a great dessert stop in the...More

Thank mkat8
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile
Great way to start our trip!

We did the morning tour after arriving in Auckland the night before. It was a great way to get to know the city and get our bearings. Michael went out of his way to personalise the tour to suit and was very informative and entertaining....More

2  Thank Lynn B
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