When your cruise ship docks in Auckland, see the best of the city on an Auckland hop-on hop-off shore excursion. Discover the vibrant city with flexibility and ease on your tour of all the major sites and attractions.Visit Auckland's top attractions on two different tour routes and explore the historic suburb of Devonport with a complementary return ferry ride from downtown. Each tour route takes approximately 1hr to complete and you can hop on and hop off as many times as you wish within a 24hr period. You are free to hop on and off at your leisure, and your tour is accompanied by an audio in 8 languages. It's the perfect way to explore if you have limited time, especially if this is your first visit to the city.
Auckland is consistently ranked as one of the 10 most liveable cities in the world and Explorer Bus will take you on a journey of discovery through tree lined streets, picturesque beaches and the fashionable shopping districts of New Zealand's largest city.
Modern, glass roof, airconditioned double decker bus departs every 15 minutes* in summer and visit Auckland Museum, Sky City, Parnell Village, Kelly Tarlton's Sealife Aquarium , Auckland waterfront, Mount Eden, St Lukes Shopping Mall, Auckland Zoo an many more must see attractions. The first Explorer Bus departs from the Waterfront stop at 9am, with last bus returning 5pm.
An entertaining commentary is available in English with translated information sheets available in French, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Portuguese and German.
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*Single and double decker buses operate. Frequency every 20min 1st April – 30th April and every 30min 1st May – Nov 30th
As you travel the loop, listen to a comprehensive audio commentary to learn more about the sights!
This excursion is located within a five-minute walk to the cruise port, so you determine the time you return to your ship in Auckland. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy.