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Auckland Discovery City Sights Half-Day Tour provided by GreatSights

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Auckland Discovery City Sights Half-Day Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 13/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Auckland Discovery City Sights Half-Day Tour
Certain seats on the vehicles will be no sit zones for distancing, Increased contact tracing is in place so you are required to provide your details upon arrival. We are following the guidelines and precautions set by the New Zealand Government.
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Updated 13/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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  • Pass by Queen Street
    Pass by Auckland Harbour Bridge
    Pass by Auckland Domain
    Pass by Parnell
    Pass by MJ Savage Memorial Park
Important Information
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Live commentary on board
  • Option to add on additional touring if selected
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel drop-off on additional tours
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Wine on Waiheke must be over 18 years to participate; photo ID may be required
  • No hotel drop off when combing tours
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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GJFitzgerald wrote a review Dec 2019
Melbourne, Australia3 contributions1 helpful vote
Good overview of and introduction to Auckland, venturing briefly over the bridge to the North Shore. Three stops on the south side, 10 minutes at a viewing point on the west side of the city, Parnell for about 45 minutes and the Savage Memorial east of the city for another 10
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from GreatSightsNZ, Customer Service Representative at Auckland Discovery City Sights Half-Day Tour
Responded 2 Dec 2019
Kia Ora GJFMelb, Thank you for your positive feedback, we are delighted to know you enjoyed the tour. We will forward your feedback to our driver. We hope to see you onboard again soon! All the best for your future travel plans, Jerome and the team at GreatSights
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Sachin K wrote a review Nov 2019
Plainview, New York5,002 contributions12,818 helpful votes
This particular tour gives one a quick orientation of Auckland City. There are a few stops taken which make it interesting. A stop at the Parnell Village was wonderful. Added the Kelly Tarton’s Aquarium visit to complement this tour. The only reason why I gave 4 stars as opposed
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Response from GreatSightsNZ, Customer Service Representative at Auckland Discovery City Sights Half-Day Tour
Responded 26 Nov 2019
Kia Ora 716sachink, Thank you for choosing to see the highlights of Auckland with us. We appreciate you writing a review about and we wish you all the best for all future travels - in New Zealand and beyond. Maye and the team at GreatSights
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James U wrote a review Sep 2019
Fort Lauderdale, Florida12 contributions2 helpful votes
Narrow streets, steep hills if it wasnt for everyone driving on the wrong side of the road you might think you were in San Francisco. But San Fran never had so much green and so many spectacular views of the water. This tour gives you a taste of it all along with a fairly nice
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Date of experience: March 2019
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By: GreatSights
Case was wanderful I enjoyed her delivery and presentations also the landscapes scenery’s and ginger beer was my fa
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Very long day
Not sure this was worth was a very long day to see some beautiful scenery which we had seen all over New Ze
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Stunning scenery & outstanding commentary - something to interest every passenger
We did the full day trip last month with driver Stuart on a GreatSights bus. It was a well-paced day with lots of s
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A Day of sightseeing in NZ
The tour was very organised. We had to stick to our timings and all passengers kept time. Our driver Rachael was ve
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An excellent tour
We enjoyed our tour to the Waitomo Caves and Rotorua. To see all the highlights makes for a long day so therefore e
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Glow worm
This is such a great cave to visit. But be careful when following the guide; kind of dark and narrow. Was so cool t
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Day Tour to Bay Islands
Took this tour and have mixed feelings about it. Had the tour description specifically mentioned a more than 7 hour
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Long Day but Awesome Tour
This is a long day. About 2 1/2 hours to get there and another 2 1/2 to get back. And you’re only in the cave for
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Don’t waste your money evidently you can get a whale watching tour out of Buckland where they spot the whales and no where to go
Four hours there and four hours back in the bus. On the way the bus driver was entertaining and I learned a lot. Th
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Great trip
This was an amazing experience. Also highlighted the fragile state of nature given the recent loss of some of the
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Bay of island tour with boat ride to hole in the rock
It’s definitely a very long day just like the tour says but it’s so worth it! We were picked up promptly and droppe
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Bob H
Waitomo Glow-worm Caves, Waitomo
We went on this tour and while it was nice, it was not great. Part of the problem was that our guide was a soft spo
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NZ visit
Absolutely outstanding. So well planned by the tour agent. The coach driver was fantastic and kept us entertained w
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Very nice
Very well organized. Because it's a long haul, it was important for us to stick to a strict schedule, and our drive
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You must see it.
spent a good four hours on the site. I had seen the film some months earlier. Here I was seeing the real thing !!
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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