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Aucky Walky

| Corner of Queen & Galway Street, downtown, outside McDonald's, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 21 378 267
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Even if you think you know Auckland.... you should take this walking tour.

I would recommend this tour to visitors and locals as Liz brought the history of the city to life... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
maggietonyriley
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County Cavan, Ireland
Awesome tour

2 hours went by just like that. Stimulating tour with interesting historical aspects but also some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Henward T
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Walk with our local guide in a small group to discover Auckland's diverse beauty, Māori history and secret spots. As you stroll the back streets together and ride the locals' bus uptown, you'll hear entertaining stories at the heart of the city and feel the vibe of everyday Aucklanders. We promise a personal encounter with a friendly Kiwi,landmarks,legends and local advice. This is Auckland's most fun on foot tour. Small group guarantee, central city departure, private tours available.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Corner of Queen & Galway Street, downtown, outside McDonald's, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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+64 21 378 267

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend this tour to visitors and locals as Liz brought the history of the city to life through her interactive delivery. Lovely to see how many times she received greetings called out to her from the locals. Ours was a family group and...More

Thank maggietonyriley
Local_Lizl, Owner at Aucky Walky, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for our first-ever Irish review! It was a pleasure showing your Kiwi-Irish kids the sights of Auckland city for the first time. As you mentioned much has changed since your last visit - a tunnel, new subway, efficient buses, oodles of cafes -...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 hours went by just like that. Stimulating tour with interesting historical aspects but also some guidance on what to visit and dining ideas. Best to do this when you first arrive and gives you ideas on where to go and what to do while...More

Thank Henward T
Local_Lizl, Owner at Aucky Walky, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was lovely strolling up Auckland's laneways with a genuine food and whiskey connoisseur! You're right in that our Hello Auckland small-group tour is the best place to start your visit. We can save people the risk of poor experiences by providing valuable local advice....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great way of seeing Auckland. This tour is not only for visitors, I even recommend Aucklanders to take the two hour tour and learn about the secrets of Auckland. Thank you Liz for the wonderful stories and tour.More

Thank johnlrx
Local_Lizl, Owner at Aucky Walky, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words and for booking a walk especially as you've lived in Auckland awhile now. Hope you get back into town to enjoy that mouth-watering dessert restaurant we popped into. I saw your eyes light up there! Your're right in that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends from England and NZ organized this birthday treat for me. It was a great way to get a group of friends from all over together and celebrate my city and birthday. Liz even supplied a couple of birthday treats! Our talented guide was extremely...More

Thank Chrissy v
Local_Lizl, Manager at Aucky Walky, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your feedback. What a wonderful chatty group to show around - it was fun revealing all the new inner city cafes and hidden spots to locals and visitors alike. Look forward to showing you more of what Auckland has to offer....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Planned a walking tour for an introduction to Auckland and it's surrounds. Liz, the guide, was absolutely amazing and showed us parks, art work, sculptures and explained to us the history of Auckland. Tour felt personal, was lovely to be able to chat freely and...More

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Local_Lizl, Owner at Aucky Walky, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your positive review especially from such a seasoned traveller. Even though we walked in the rain we wahine still managed to find fun! The point you made about investing in a personal walking tour when you arrive somewhere new is valid....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dodged the Auckland showers with the very lovely Liz while she told us stories about Auckland and its history. Our family has done city walking tours before and it was a perfectly balanced amount of information and easy chatting as we covered a fair...More

Thank katherines92016
Local_Lizl, Owner at Aucky Walky, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your nice words and for dodging, ducking and diving through a wet Auckland morning with us. It was a pleasure walking and talking with your beautiful children, 2 of whom are tangata whenua (of this land)- we'll claim you all as...More

Reviewed 26 June 2017

Liz took us round Auckland, introducing us to the city and its culture. We'd just arrived in NZ so it was great to have a local to give us the info about both Auckland and NZ, and help us get out bearings. The tour was...More

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Local_Lizl, Owner at Aucky Walky, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thanks so much - it was a pleasure meeting such lovely Welsh folk on your first-ever day in NZ! I hope your trip's going well and us Kiwi's are being friendly...off the pitch anyhoo! Wishing you both safe travels. x

Reviewed 25 June 2017

We love exploring cities on foot and although we know Auckland quite well had never done a walking tour. Our hotel concierge recommended Aucky Walky and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Just the right pace, mixture of history, fun facts. it was just us and another...More

Thank crosbiec67
Local_Lizl, Owner at Aucky Walky, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

It was lovely meeting you, glad that we came recommended - thank you very much. We do try and tailor each tour to specific interests which is the beauty of our small group focus. Hope to amble around with you again someday as Auckland is...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017

Highly recommended tour of our wonderful city. Liz is both enthusiastic and knowledgable and brings the city to life. Our trip had four children (aged 7-12yrs) and they enjoyed it as much as the adults. Whether you're a visitor or a local, I highly recommend...More

Thank Tracy M
Local_Lizl, Owner at Aucky Walky, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thanks so much - your kids were an absolute delight to show around. I loved their reaction to the hobbiton-like tree caves we discovered - they certainly worked up a hunger enroute! It's lovely seeing Auckland through a child's eyes and I'm glad your family...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017

We had a thoroughly enjoyable morning exploring Auckland City with Aucky Walky. Liz is very knowledgeable, friendly and fun. She shared fascinating stories about Auckland's history, and showed us some really interesting places on our walk. It was great to get around some of the...More

Thank ToniMarg5
Local_Lizl, Owner at Aucky Walky, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Thanks so much - always great to positive feedback from a local Aucklander - our toughest audience. We like showing off the tucked away spots you might otherwise miss if you were walking by yourself. Hope you revisit some of those cafes we recommended on...More

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Response from Local_Lizl | Property representative |
Hi there, Kia Ora, Our small-group 'Hello Auckland' walking tour is NZD$49 for adults - which includes a ride on the locals bus. Leaves 10am from downtown Queen St, Auckland outside McDonalds. Bookings essential - online... More
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