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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$49.00
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Morning Tour
3.5 + hours, Scenic Tour of Auckland
From US$48.95
Afternoon Tour
3.5 + hours, Scenic Tour of Auckland
From US$48.95
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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1 - 5 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 1 week 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 weeks ago
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

Thank travelingsolo2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beautiful internesting Auckland

I booked on the afternoon tour and was lucky enough to have a very quiet day in May, so took full advantage of Mikes local and historical knowledge. Saw and heard things that i would have never done if I hadnt booked the tour, it...More

Thank Carol A
Reviewed 26 April 2018
Excellent Tour Guide

Went on the morning tour with Mike as our guide. He is very funny and very informative about Auckland and even joked with the Aussies on board showing the rivalry with Australia. He even helped a lost tourist who was looking for another tour guide....More

Thank Terry T
Reviewed 17 April 2018
Loved Auckland City Tours! :-)

We booked with Mike for our first afternoon in Auckland. He did a terrific job ... taking us all over the Auckland area, giving us a great overview & wonderful photo ops of the city. Very highly recommend! -tricia & george

Thank trocoaz
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Response from Carole M | Reviewed this property |
We were picked up at a downtown hotel. Others were picked up at the main ferry building area. There were lots of options.
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