Experience the best things to see in Auckland with a 24-hour hop on hop off bus ticket! Enjoy exploring Auckland at your own pace on two different tour routes, each taking approximately an hour to complete. Discover the historic suburb of Devonport, tree lined streets, picturesque beaches and fashionable shopping districts. With a complimentary return ferry ride from downtown, the Auckland Explorer Bus is a great way to navigate your way around New Zealand’s largest city.Auckland Zoo is home to the largest collection of native and exotic animals in New Zealand, set in 17 hectares of lush parkland and just minutes from central Auckland.During your visit you can explore the tropical rainforest and see 138 different species, including tigers, giraffes, elephants and monkeys. You can also see native New Zealand wildlife up close, like the famous kiwi bird and the tuatara
Join one of the best sightseeing buses in New Zealand complete with air-conditioning, a modern glass roof and complimentary return ferry ride from downtown Auckland.
With a 24-hour hop on hop off bus ticket from Explorer Bus, you’ll have the opportunity to discover Auckland city at your own pace, from the seaside village of Devonport to fashionable shopping districts in Ponsonby and Parnell Village and the tree lined streets of Auckland Waterfront.
A double decker bus departs every 15 minutes* in summer and visits Auckland Museum, Sky City, Parnell Village, Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium, Auckland waterfront, Mount Eden, St Lukes Shopping Mall, Auckland Zoo and many more of the best things to see in Auckland. The first Explorer Bus departs from the Waterfront stop at 9am, with the last bus returning at 5pm.
An entertaining commentary is available in English with translated information sheets in French, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Portuguese and German.
Auckland Zoo has many different zones to explore, from the drylands of Africa and Australia to the rainforest’s of New Zealand and South East Asia. Wander through Auckland Zoo’s stunning grounds and set off on a magical journey observing animals, learning about their habitat and the conservation work that the team at Auckland Zoo tirelessly carries out.The zoo’s Te Wao Nui area is a unique way to experience New Zealand’s native wildlife. It is split into six habitats showcasing animals and plants from our coastal, mountain, forest, wetland and island regions, as well as nocturnal creatures. A must-see zone for any visitor to Auckland Zoo!Some of the animals you’ll see at Auckland Zoo include rhinos, zebras, tigers, red pandas, baboons, New Zealand and exotic birds, reptiles, fish and of course our beloved kiwi.For an interactive experience, schedule your visit so you can watch the daily animal encounters where zookeepers share their knowledge of selected animals or book a behind the scenes experience and have the opportunity to step inside an enclosure! .
*Single and double decker buses operate. Frequency every 20 minutes 1st April - 30th April and every 30 minutes 1st May - Nov 30th.