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Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour - with unbiased reviews

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Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour

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2 adults
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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.
  • 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
  • Hassle-free, convenient pickup and drop-off at central Auckland hotels
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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Important Information
Departure Point
Ferry Building, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
210–240 minutes
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional guide with live commentary
  • Hotel pick up & drop-off (Inner city hotels only)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A maximum of 11 people per booking
  • Infant seat is available on request if advised at time of booking
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 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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Ben G wrote a review Yesterday
4 contributions
If you like to see the city in less than a day due to your hectic schedule. This is for you. You get to hear informative history, and some hiking to a dormant volcano right in the center of the city!
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Date of experience: January 2020
Rosa B wrote a review 26 Jan
73 contributions3 helpful votes
Michael is an amazing tour guide and very knowledgeable. He not only goes to city main attractions but to other amazing and interesting sights and gives you the background. Picks up and dropoffs from city hotels and most of tour is driving around so great if you don’t want to
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cathy g wrote a review 26 Jan
3 contributions
Michael's half-day tour covers all the must see parts of Auckland, but it is his great sense of humour and accommodating nature that sets this tour apart.
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Date of experience: January 2020
Kristina C wrote a review 24 Jan
1 contribution
This is a wonderful tour of Auckland. We loved traveling with MIchael and he is full of information regarding the city. We got the history, culture and current events of Auckland. MIchael was funny, engaging and a great tour guide. You will not be disappointed with this tour and
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Date of experience: January 2020
Wayne E wrote a review 23 Jan
42 contributions8 helpful votes
Michael gave an entertaining and informative tour of his hometown. I recommend this for anyone visiting Auckland for the first time.
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Key Details
  • Auckland Museum, Auckland Domain, and 11 more
  • Duration: 210–240 minutes
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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