After hotel pickup by coach, your Auckland sightseeing tour begins with a drive over the Harbour Bridge to Auckland’s North Shore, providing views of the harbor and city skyline. Returning to the central city, your guide takes you to Queen Street and the Auckland Viaduct before traversing Auckland Domain, the city’s oldest park.
Stop in the quaint village of Parnell for morning tea and meander past the specialty shops and stylish boutiques housed in heritage-listed buildings. Then finish at Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park in Mission Bay, reached via the Tamaki Drive waterfront. Enjoy great photo ops over Whenua Rangatira, Auckland city and Waitemata Harbour before drop-off at your hotel.
If you’d like, upgrade your tour with one of the following options:
Devonport FerryRide the ferry across the harbor to Devonport and spend your afternoon in one of the city's oldest suburbs. Wander the Victorian streets, browse art galleries, stop at cafes or climb to the top of Mt Victoria for splendid views.
Sky TowerThe 1,076-foot-high (328-meter) Sky Tower is New Zealand’s tallest manmade building, providing panoramic views over Auckland from the observation platform.
Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life AquariumObserve giant stingrays at Stingray Bay, tropical species in the Fish Gallery, and king and gentoo penguins at Penguin Discovery. Then find moray eels, sharks and more in the Underwater World.
Maori Cultural Performance and MuseumSee collections on New Zealand military and natural history at the Auckland War Memorial Museum, then enjoy a cultural performance by local Maori dancers and singers.
Fullers Harbour CruiseSwap the bustling city for a cruise on shimmering Auckland Harbour. Pass by the Harbour Bridge and the Devonport Naval Base — home of the Royal New Zealand Navy — as you listen to onboard commentary about the sights.
Pride of Auckland Sailing Cruise with LunchSet sail over the tranquil waters of Waitemata Harbour on the Pride of Auckland sailboat. Cruise past the ‘City of Sails’ as you relax with a boxed picnic lunch box on board.
Wine on Waiheke (November to March only)Taste bountiful wines on Waiheke Island during a guided tour to three notable wineries: Mudbrick, the Goldie Room and Te Whau. Ride the ferry across the Hauraki Gulf and enjoy sweeping views of the Auckland skyline and island-strewn waters. (Participants must be 18 years of age or older.)