Auckland Discovery City Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in Auckland
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Tour description

Discover the best things to see in Auckland on a half-day city tour; see yachts bobbing in the harbour, heritage listed buildings, parkland and breathtaking views over the city. Enjoy morning tea (own expense) in Parnell village, travel through Auckland Domain and cross the famed Harbour Bridge to the North Shore.

Starting in the morning, this 4-hour Auckland city tour leaves the afternoon free to relax and wander at your leisure, or to combine with other great Auckland attractions (additional cost) including wine tasting, lunch on the Pride of Auckland yacht, museum and cultural performances - and much more!

On this half-day city tour you'll discover the best things to see in Auckland. Your tour kicks off in the morning with a short trip to the North Shore via the Harbour Bridge. Soak up panoramic views of the Auckland city skyline before returning to the city centre where you'll see famed Queen Street with its heritage architecture and the picturesque Viaduct Harbour.

Your adventure continues as you travel through the city's oldest park which sits atop an ancient volcano - Auckland Domain - and on to Parnell village; take a stroll, enjoy morning tea (own expense) and visit fashionable boutiques.

Then, head out along the scenic Auckland Waterfront on Tamaki Drive to the Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park in Mission Bay. The park offers panoramic views over Whenua Rangatira, Auckland and Waitemata Harbour. The perfect way to end your Auckland Sightseeing bus tour!

During your tour, listen to your driver’s commentary to learn all about the sights you see.

This Auckland city tour is also available with the following options:

Sea Life Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium

Travel through this underwater world and come face-to-face with giant stingrays and sharks and see king penguins!

Devonport Ferry

Venture across the Auckland Viaduct Harbour and immerse yourself in Devonport's unique heritage, wide range of restaurants, cafes, beaches, art galleries and shopping.

Fullers Harbour CruiseEscape the city and cruise the sparkling waters of Auckland's harbour. Highlights include historic Devonport, the harbour bridge and the NZ Naval base.

Māori Cultural Performance and Museum

Visit the Auckland War Memorial Museum and enjoy a cultural performance from local Māori performers.

Sky TowerAt 328m high, the Auckland Sky Tower is the tallest free standing structure in the Southern Hemisphere and offers 360 degree views from the top!

Pride of Auckland Sailing Cruise with LunchSit back and relax or try your hand at sailing on the peaceful waters of Waitemata Harbour. Take in the sights and sounds of the City of Sails onboard this purpose built sailboat as we cruise the sheltered waters. A delicious picnic lunch box is included.

Wine on Waiheke Island (November to March)Embark on a guided tour of three premier wineries; Mudbrick, The Goldie Room and Te Whau. Taste the many varieties of wines and take in panoramic views from the Auckland city skyline to the Hauraki Gulf. You must be over 18 years of age to participate.

What's included

  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Live commentary on board
  • Option to add on additional touring if selected
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)

What's not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel drop-off on additional tours