Auckland CBD Guided Half Day Walking Tour - 3 - 3.5 HOURS

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From $55.37

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Auckland, Auckland

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Discover the fascinating jewels of Auckland on a 3 - 3.5 hour walking tour of Auckland's past and present historical and cultural highlights. Wander the cobblestone streets and the narrow lanes as your highly knowledgeable local guide unfolds 2 centuries of Auckland's architectural legacy from Classical, Renaissance, Gothic to Baroque. Learn Auckland's early history from the arrival of Maori to the first colonial European settlers. This unique tour by multi-award winning tour company is an intimate experience and photographer's delight.
- Guided walking tour of Auckland City's highlights as you learn of Auckland's historical past.
- Enjoy an easy-paced walk; suitable for most fitness levels
- Learn about pre-European Auckland and the legacy of the founding fathers
- Marvel at Auckland's unique architecture and the Historic Category 1 protected buildings
-A highly personal tour from an expert local guide(including audio headsets) so you're guaranteed to hear your guide clearly

What's Included

Expert English-speaking tour guide

Fully guided Auckland Walking Tour


Our guides support our tour with visuals/ maps that help bring the rich history of Auckland to life

Traveler Information

  • YOUTH: Age: 7 - 14
  • ADULT: Age: 15 - 99

Additional Info

  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Ferry Building
Our tour starts at this Historic Category 1 Edwardian Baroque -Style building (1912) in the heart of Downtown Auckland

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Queens Wharf
We cannot leave this area without showcasing the spectacular Auckland Harbour Bridge, the quaint village of Devonport, the unique structure called "The Cloud," the incandescent Lighthouse, 3 of Auckland volcanoes and the magnificent Waterfront red-painted wrought iron fence

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Queen Street
As we head towards Queen Street, the main street of Auckland, we skirt past Britomart, home to the boutiques and the flagship stores of NZ designers, past what was formerly the imposing Chief Post Office to Lower Queen Street which was formerly the Bohemian and Establishment area of Auckland

• Admission Ticket Free

This intersection, formerly occupied on 3 corners by hotels, is the busiest pedestrian intersection in Auckland, with the majestic Beaux-Arts style Dilworth Building now dominating one corner. We stroll from here down some of the narrow lanes and cobblestoned streets of Auckland passing what was the original coastline of Downtown Auckland (formerly called, Commercial Bay)

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Albert Park
Heading along Princes Street, once the most desirable address in Auckland, we pass the imposing Old Jewish Synagogue and enter Albert Park, formerly an army garrison till 1871 but today a place for students from the nearby University to relax among the statues of many who were so important to the founding of early Auckland

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki
Marvel at full French Renaissance treatment given to this majestic 1887 Auckland Art Gallery Building. Time to explore inside and visit the nearby Suffrage Square, dedicated to Auckland's and New Zealand women's suffrage movement

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The Civic
This area bordering Queen Street and Wellesley Street has become the cultural centre of Auckland with the classical Beaux-Arts style Civic Theatre with its moorish interior, visited by Bob Hope and Eleanor Roosevelt in the 1940s, to the nearby Town Hall and Aotea Centre

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Smith & Caughey's
Marvel at the "Harrods" of Auckland- the only family department store in Auckland, dating back to 1927, and arguably the most prestigious department store in New Zealand

• Admission Ticket Free

Viaduct Harbour
As we near the end of our tour, we meander towards the Viaduct Harbour and the America's Cup Village, en route passing one of the finest examples of French Renaissance architecture in Auckland, The Auckland Customhouse(1889) ; today converted to an upmarket Duty Free Store

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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