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Auckland Hop On Hop Off Explorer

| Ferry Building, Sky City, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
+64 800 439 756
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| Ferry Building, Sky City, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
+64 800 439 756

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on this tour on our first day in Auckland. It gives you a great overview of the city and it is easy to select the things you want to see. As it is winter the bus only runs every hour so you need...More

Thank Anita K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great way to see the city but in winter time the bus only runs every hour which means if you hop off you have to wait for an hour for the next bus. If you don't want to get off just buy the one...More

Thank georgematthews
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I stayed with my family close to the princess wharf, the bus is an amazing option specially since some attractions such as the zoo and the museum are a bit away from center Auckland where we stayed. If you have three days my advice would...More

Thank nandoduarte
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Good value. We were able to get around the city and stop at places easily and hop back on. We had a little trouble finding where it to start with, but once we did it was great.

Thank vduncan2929
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Not sure I would do this again. It does take you to the highlights, but I think once all the metro rails are completed, you can do it with that. We went to the Aquarium, the Zoo and Mt. Eden. There are 2 lines (blue...More

Thank DrSiliLili
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We had a ball and saw so much this way! It was nice not having to focus on finding our way around and we enjoyed the whole day with extra helpful staff and beautiful surroundings.

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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

I did not like that during winter the buses only run every hour. So every stop you take you must visit for exactly one hour. I wasn't able to visit some places because they weren't an hour long and in other places I was rushed...More

Thank pandabear6
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This wasn't the typical hop-on, hop-off tour that I've done in other cities, mostly because there just isn't a ton of sites in Auckland. Additionally, because we went during their winter, it took an hour for the bus to make a loop so we had...More

Thank Brooke D
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The Auckland Explorer Hop on Bus is the perfect way to see the land portion of Auckland. Combine it with the 90 minute harbour cruise and then spend time at your favourite spots. The Explorer is easily available at the bus stops or many tourist...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

If you don't have a car this is an easy way to get around Auckland to see the major attractions. If you don't intend to get off buy the 1 hour ticket which with deliver great views along the water front. If you intend to...More

Thank GaryandLesleyTravel
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21 March 2017|
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Response from Stephanie A | Reviewed this property |
Could depend on whether you want to visit any of the attractions e.g. park at the zoo if you want to visit it first or last. Best bet would be to park in the Domain near the museum as you have easy access to both bus routes... More
9 March 2017|
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Response from alfie08 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can get on at any stop and pay on bus
15 August 2015|
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Response from Lynn L | Reviewed this property |
As with previous answers, the stops are right by the cruise terminal. To pay with a card it is just a short walk along the road.