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Auckland City Highlights Tour

Take in the highlights and discover some of the best things to do in Auckland on this scenic and historic half-day Auckland sightseeing tour by luxury coach...

Highlights

  • Discover Queen Street in the heart of Auckland City
  • Visit the Auckland Central Business District and the University of Auckland campus
  • See the Viaduct Harbour and Wynyard Quarter dining and retail precincts
  • Explore the great expanse of greenery in Auckland Domain park
  • Wander boutiques & cafes in the historic and quaint Parnell Village
  • Take in the beautiful Auckland waterfront and stunning views high above Tamaki Drive

Begin your bus tour in the heart of Auckland city as you travel along Queen Street, more commonly known as the ‘Golden Mile’ of Auckland’s Central Business District and shopping area. See historic buildings and rub shoulders with modern skyscrapers before crossing the famous Auckland Harbour Bridge for expansive views of Waitemata Harbour, boat marinas and the Auckland skyline.

Returning over the bridge, see the vibrant Viaduct Harbour and Wynyard Quarter precincts which house an exciting selection of bars and restaurants.

Make your way through one of the city’s oldest parks; within the 75 hectares of land that make up Auckland Domain you’ll find a great expanse of greenery, fountains, the Auckland War Memorial Museum and the tropical Auckland Domain Wintergardens.

Catch a glimpse of the Parnell Village boutique shopping area where historic buildings house an eclectic mix of quirky cafes and trendy boutiques. Returning to Auckland waterfront on Tamaki Drive, take in the beautiful pohutukawa tree-lined road complete with white sand beaches and views out to the stunning Hauraki Gulf Islands.

End your bus tour on a high as you head up above Tamaki Drive to one of the best lookouts in Auckland - Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park on Bastion Point - the perfect spot for photo opportunities where you’ll be able to enjoy stunning views of the Auckland skyline and across the Waitemata Harbour. It's the perfect way to conclude an incredible half-day Auckland sightseeing tour!

This tour includes complimentary pickups and drop-offs to selected inner-city accommodation. Alternatively, you can join the tour at our main departure point - the Sky City Coach Terminal at 102 Hobson Street.

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Morning Departure: 9.45am (be ready for boarding 15 minutes before departure)

Afternoon Departure: 2:30pm (be ready for boarding 15 minutes before departure)

Multilingual commentary in Spanish, Japanese and Mandarin now available

 

Adult $69.00
Child $34.00
Infant $0.00 (Under 4 years old)

Duration

  • Allow approximately 3 hours for the whole experience

Notes

  • Child Age is 5 - 14 years inclusive. There is no charge for infants under 4 years old.

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Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Gail from Australia wrote on 27 October 2018

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Great way to see Auckland

The tour was a wonderful way to orientate us to Auckland. Kevin, our guide, was friendly and knowledgeable providing a great commentary on local history and current events. The tour group was small so we received plenty of personal attention. Thanks for such a lovely afternoon!😊

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Souad from New Zealand wrote on 21 April 2018

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Amazing

Nice and good information

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From Auckland City Highlights Tour

Kia ora Souad, Thank you for sharing. It looks like you had a good day for exploring Auckland. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at GreatSights

Alisa from Australia wrote on 27 January 2018

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Auckland sightseeing

Thank you. It was very informative and enjoyable.

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From Auckland City Highlights Tour

Kia ora Alisa, I'm glad you enjoyed your tour of Auckland with us! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at GreatSights

Tania from Australia wrote on 15 February 2020

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Terrific experience

Fantastic tour, great driver and very informative. Visitors should go on this tour the first day in Auckland. You learn a lot and see places that you would not have thought.

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NUPURA DINESH KUMAR from New Zealand wrote on 08 December 2019

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Fantastic!! A must do

Loved the way we were shown the city and driver Tara she was knowledgeable and helpful. We were travelling with an infant but it was absolutely no hassle ride and the driver was very accommodating in regards to breaks. My family and our visiting family from Canada loved the tour

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