Cultural Walking Tour on Mount Eden

Cultural & Theme Tours in Auckland

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Join this sensational 90-minute walking tour on the dormant volcano Maungawhau (Mount Eden). The highest geographical point in Auckland has much significance for Ngāti Whātua and your kaiarahi (guide) will bring the mountain to life with stories, passed down through generations, as you explore the terraces and ascend the mountain. At the mountain summit, the highest geographical point in Auckland, views of the Manukau and Waitematā harbours, Rangitoto and beyond will take your breath away.
Discover the significance of the dormant volcano Maungawhau (Mount Eden), which stands proudly above Auckland City. Once a thriving pā (Māori strategic stronghold), your Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei kaiarahi (guide) will bring the mountain to life with stories, passed down through generations, as you explore the terraces and ascend the mountain. At the mountain summit, the highest geographical point in Auckland, views of the Manukau and Waitematā harbours, Rangitoto Island and beyond will take your breath away. Hear the story of how Auckland CBD came to stand where it is today, and the historical tale of how the mountain came to be. Enjoy an included light morning/afternoon tea as well as bottled water.

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Local taxes

What’s not included

  • Transportation to/from attractions

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Led by a local guide
  • Fully narrated tour
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