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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$47.98
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Morning Tour
3.5 + hours, Scenic Tour of Auckland
Afternoon Tour
3.5 + hours, Scenic Tour of Auckland
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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Reviewed yesterday
City Tour

We stayed at the Hilton and the concierge recommend and arrange for a tour with this company. Excellent choice. We were fortunate that during the winter on a week day the we had the tour to ourselves, so it was like a private tour, pretty...More

Thank washmont
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Best 1/2 day tour I’ve had

Lucky for me, I happened to be the only one booked in that day. So I literally had a front seat tour with my very own guide of Auckland. I got to see all the major highlights as well as a being briefed on a...More

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hidden City Gems

Michael picked us up from our hotel and we were the only couple on this tour. From the beginning Micheal made us feel welcomed and took us to all the places around Auckland that we wanted to see and so much more. His local knowledge...More

Thank Gail D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
BEST 1/2 day tour of Auckland!

We had a wonderful tour of Auckland and the "must see's" of the area. Mike was informative, funny and a wonderful guide for our trip. Loved it starting at 10:00 a.m. and not the crack of dawn! Showed us the local haunts and things that...More

Thank golfbride
Reviewed 2 June 2018
Splendid View of the Ocean…

Highly recommended especially if you love Boating, the Sea and driving thru areas in Auckland that the regular tour buses will not go. The tour guide has a lovely sense of humor, very accommodating, with in-depth knowledge of the city. enjoyed having the option of...More

1  Thank travelingsolo2
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Rod & Vicky
9 July 2018|
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Response from Jim C | Reviewed this property |
Yes...can pick you up across the street from the ferry terminal at a nearby hotel.
12 June 2018|
Response from aucklandcitytours | Property representative |
Harbour Information Centre, down on Pier 1 at the Ferry Building, do luggage storage.