When your cruise ship docks in Auckland, there’s no better way to explore New Zealand’s largest city at your own pace than the Explorer Bus hop on hop off shore excursion. Discover the best things to see in Auckland with flexibility and ease; from Devonport to Parnell Village and the Auckland Waterfront. Visit Auckland’s top attractions on two different tour routes, each of which takes approximately 1 hour to complete. You are free to hop on hop off whenever you like! Accompanied by an audio commentary in 8 languages, and a complimentary return ferry ride from downtown, Explorer Bus Auckland is the best way to discover New Zealand’s largest city if you have limited time.
Join one of the best sightseeing buses in New Zealand when your cruise ships docks in Auckland; complete with air-conditioning, a modern glass roof and complimentary return ferry ride from downtown Auckland. With a 24-hour hop on hop off shore excursion 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 available in French, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Portuguese and German. Combine your Explorer Bus pass with an attraction combo and save! See the options available. *Single and double decker buses operate. Frequency every 20 minutes 1st April – 30th April and every 30 minutes 1st May – Nov 30th.