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A trip up the highest volcanic peak in mainland Auckland offers striking views of the downtown area and harbor.
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Access off Hillside Crescent | Mount Eden Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
+64 9-638 8395
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Reviewed yesterday

Easy walk. Good views, 360 degrees of Auckland. Two options to walk hard or easy. Crater @ the top. Can see the Sky Tower.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LynseyW725
Reviewed yesterday

Walked to Mount Eden from the centre of Auckland. Well worth it as the views were spectacular. Interesting to see the crater.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MMack911
Reviewed 2 days ago

They say there's 50 volcanic locations in Auckland - and Mt eden is the highest among them. So we expected great views and we certainly got them. And the trek to the top was easy, but good exercise! Plus ... we wandered some streets at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DavidandSuzanne
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a great 360 degree view of Auckland. Caught a short bus ride from K Road to Mt Eden (1 section only) with a 1km pretty easy walk to the top. Plenty of fun for the kids to run about and check out the scenery....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SMNZ19
Reviewed 5 days ago

Husband and i walked up which i dreaded ! It was a real mission to walk up but the top was beautiful and the view was amazing. The breeze was so good and the crater looked so interesting to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Zaraal19
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lots of walking if not on private tour. But view of Auckland at the top is beautiful. Had the think this was a volcano at one time when you look at the crater.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 701frand
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

In the afternoon we reached the base,hiked up to the mountain top of Mangere mountain, the youngest inactive Volcano. It is a sacred peak of Maungawahu- the Maori name of Mount Eden.we took time to reach up to the Summit ,the highest point. And viola,we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jyotsna907
Reviewed 6 days ago

It’s a good steep walk to the top but plenty of places to stop if you need to. The view from the top is fantastic and a good way to get an ides of the layout of the city.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mejavi
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were able to park free nearby and it was a steep climb to the top...well worth it though as it gives spectacular views over Auckland

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pathfinder605997
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best views in town! It is a long way up, can be a little tiring, but definitely worth it, especially in the sunset :)

Date of experience: October 2018
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3 May 2018|
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Response from juliehL1993BD | Reviewed this property |
Hi, i think it depends on your level of fitness and if you are walking from the road all the way up or from the small car park. A small torch or torch from your mobile is enough to get you up and down safely. We never had... More
26 September 2017|
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Response from 545vladl | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Yep absolutely. It's concreted footpath all the way up. So if you go slow, weather is nice and you are wearing comfortable gear - you will be good as gold! Good luck!;)
3 January 2017|
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Response from Lucie R | Reviewed this property |
depend if you are a gook walker but i think about 15 - 20 min
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