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Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour

  • 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
Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour
From US$48,56
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3.5 + hours, Scenic Tour of Auckland
From US$48,56
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3.5 + hours, Scenic Tour of Auckland
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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 (96)
1 - 5 of 62 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Highly recommend this tour

I highly reccomend this tour. Michael who owns the business is very personable and engaging. He picks you up at your hotel, was exactly on time, and very knowledgeable of the area. I found the price of the tour quite reasonable. Again, i would recommend...More

Thank W825ZQanng
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great tour with a lot of details about sailing and surroundings

Michael was a great tour guide with a lot of information about Auckland harbour and surroundings, without this tour we would have missed a lot, thanks Mike

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ulrich K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Do this tour

By doing this tour, you are placing yourself in the hands of an expert guide. Michael is a wealth of information. He takes great pride in his city and enjoys showing it off. It was one of the best tours I have taken. Time permitting,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Qo120
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great way to see Auckland !!

We had a great afternoon out seeing Auckland. Michael was very knowledgeable and entertaining, and the variety of sites we were taken to made us feel we had had an excellent overview of the city. This was made all the easier by the fact that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chillax27964
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Fantastic, fun tour

Excellent tour of Auckland. Loved all the stops and sites. Got some great scenic pictures. Do this if you’re porting from a cruise, laying over from a flight or staying in Auckland for a few days. Heck, you should do this tour if you’re moving...More

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11 November 2018|
Response from DrWasabi |
Not far. Probably a city block or so. Send an email him. Michael will probably pick you up.
9 November 2018|
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Response from DrWasabi | Reviewed this property |
He probably will. We drove right by there today. Email Michael.