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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$47.00
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  • What to Expect
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Morning TourMost Popular
3.5 + hours, Scenic Tour of Auckland
US$47.00
Afternoon Tour
3.5 + hours, Scenic Tour of Auckland
US$47.00
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.

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1 - 5 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great tour! Highly recommended

It’s a great tour! Ideal if you have limited time in Auckland and would like to see a bit of everything around Auckland. Michael the guide was amazing! Very knowledgeable and you’ll learn a lot about the city! Great humor and he would answer any...More

Thank Karolina W
Reviewed 1 week ago
Wonderful

Last day in New Zealand and with nothing planned we tried this tour. So glad we did. Michael was outstanding - knowledgeable, informative and very entertaining. Whatever they pay him it should be more!

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Highly recommended Half Day Tour

MICHAEL was a terrific tour guide. He was informative, flexible and relaxed making his tour fun and enjoyable. We loved hearing his stories from a local perspective. We were unable to walk far and he had special access to the city lookout. His small group...More

Thank Judy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Recommend this tour 100%

I’m so glad I chose to do a tour through Michaels company! He was so lovely and made us feel welcome and had so much knowledge about New Zealand and was so interesting to hear! Plus showed us so many beautiful spots for pictures! Best...More

Thank Grace B
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GlobeTrotting787602
24 September 2018|
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Response from Jim C | Reviewed this property |
They do pick up at certain hotels, best bet is to contact them.
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dianefairfield
8 August 2018|
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Response from Janet R | Reviewed this property |
You will need to check with the tour company, but there may be a morning tour that is over by 1pm.
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