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Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour

  • Comprehensive introduction to Auckland perfect for first-time visitors
  • Get the inside scoop from the owner-operated tour company and local guide
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure available to suit your itinerary
Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour
From US$46.49
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Morning TourMost Popular
3.5 + hours, Scenic Tour of Auckland
Afternoon Tour
3.5 + hours, Scenic Tour of Auckland
There’s so much to see in New Zealand’s biggest city that it’s hard to know where to start. This half-day tour fits in as much as possible, visiting fantastic vista points, beautiful beaches, atmospheric neighborhoods, and the downtown shopping areas. With numbers limited to 11, you benefit from a more personalized experience, and receive plenty of tips and recommendations from your local guide.
What to Expect

Begin your tour with pickup from your central Auckland hotel. Traveling by air-conditioned minibus, set out to explore Viaduct Harbour and Waitemata Harbour, then cross over the Auckland Harbour Bridge to take in the views from Northcote Point. 

Continue into downtown Auckland to soak up the atmosphere along Ponsonby Road and Karangahape Road—aka K Road—where your guide points out the best places to eat, drink, and shop later during your stay. Next up is a visit to the sacred peak of Mount Eden, which affords incredible views over the city. 

Pass through Parnell Village, home to the Auckland Domain and Auckland Museum, before looping back to the coast and driving along the beautiful beaches of Mission Bay and St. Heliers. Make a final stop at Achilles Point, with views across the Hauraki Gulf, before being dropped back at your hotel.

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1 - 5 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago
Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour

I'm in Auckland for a conference but wanted to see the city, not just the hotel I was staying at ;) I'm so glad I booked this tour. Michael was very friendly and full of interesting information. It was great to see the city before...More

Thank Joanne D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fantastic service

We booked a 1/2 day tour with Auckland City Tours - tour guide Michael. Unfortunately on the day, we were caught in a major traffic jam/gridlock. Michael very kindly delayed the tour hoping we would be able to meet up but when it became apparent...More

Thank Aussiekisser
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Enjoyable afternoon

Just got back from an enjoyable afternoon with Michael. The tour was not rush and Michael was full of interesting information and personalized the tour with his own stories. i would highly recommend booking a tour with Michael when in Auckland. Its a great way...More

Thank Ceec6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
City Tour

We stayed at the Hilton and the concierge recommend and arrange for a tour with this company. Excellent choice. We were fortunate that during the winter on a week day the we had the tour to ourselves, so it was like a private tour, pretty...More

Thank washmont
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile
Best 1/2 day tour I’ve had

Lucky for me, I happened to be the only one booked in that day. So I literally had a front seat tour with my very own guide of Auckland. I got to see all the major highlights as well as a being briefed on a...More

Thank Thomas W
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8 August 2018|
Response from Janet R | Reviewed this property |
You will need to check with the tour company, but there may be a morning tour that is over by 1pm.
Rod & Vicky
9 July 2018|
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Response from Jim C | Reviewed this property |
Yes...can pick you up across the street from the ferry terminal at a nearby hotel.
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