Shore Excursion: Auckland Scenic Full Day Tour - 8 Hours

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From $129.64

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Auckland, Auckland

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Popular Tour now released as a Shore Excursion.The most comprehensive Full Day 8 hour Auckland Tour available. See the top attractions of Auckland on this Full-Day Scenic Tour. Drive along Tamaki Drive by air-conditioned Mercedes with one of our guides renowned for their knowledge;discover the quaint village of Devonport,Mission Bay and gaze over the coastal scenery from Achilles Point. Travel to the top of 2 of Auckland's volcanoes for stunning 360 degree views; North Head, a volcano with the most spectacular views over the City, inner Harbour ;also up Auckland's highest volcano,historic Mt. Eden;admire native birdlife at Muriwai and the spectacular rugged coastline with black sand beaches; sip fine wines along the Kumeu Wine Trail.Visit the Auckland Domain, home to the Auckland Museum and the 2 stunning Wintergardens and Fernery. Enjoy our historic lunch stop in Riverhead. Marvel as we journey into the lush countryside.This 8-hour tour includes round-trip travel from your cruise ship

What's Included


Pick Up/Drop Off dockside beside their cruise ship- at Queens Wharf or Princes Wharf.

Transport by air-conditioned minibus


What's Not Included


Personal expenses

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 8 - 14
  • ADULT: Age: 15 - 99

Additional Info

  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Minimum Age is 8 years
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • We can provide this tour to groups larger than 14 by discussions with Viator and ourselves
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • Some easy walking is involved. Comfortable shoes recommended
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

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

Auckland Harbour Bridge
Drive over the Auckland Harbour Bridge, built in 1959, offering the most spectacular views and photo opportunities of the City and beyond

• Admission Ticket Free

This quaint little township, often remarked being similar to Sausilito, is the oldest suburb on the North Shore of Auckland. Picturesque streets which are home to over 5,000 old wooden villas

• Admission Ticket Free

Muriwai Gannet Colony
The most western part of our tour, with views to the gannet colony and also with breath-taking views down the west coast of New Zealand and the Tasman Sea

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

North Head Historic Reserve
Steeped in history and is an underground "mini city" with a labyrinth of tunnels, some of which we journey into. We walk around this volcano (flat walk) with simply spectacular 360 degree views of Auckland

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Achilles Point
Steeped in history with spectacular Harbour Views

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Soljans Estate Winery
New Zealand is famous for wine and we journey into the wine growing district of West Auckland and stop and do some wine tasting

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Our lunch destination is at Riverhead. Steeped in history dating back to 1857 overlooking the uppermost finger of Auckland's Waitemata Harbour (lunch not included in tour)

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Mission Bay
Soak up the stunning views of Auckland Harbour coastline flanked with our beautiful native pohutakawa trees

• Admission Ticket Free

Another of Auckland's inner city beaches that was formerly the home of New Zealand native parera duck

• Admission Ticket Free

New Zealand's richest suburb as we explain how to tell the age of the old wooden villas and about their construction and other facets

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Mount Eden
Journey to the highest point in Auckland (196 metres) with simply spectacular 360 degree views. This is one of 56 extinct volcanoes in Auckland bosting one of the largest volcanic craters in Auckland

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Tamaki Drive
Journey along this road built in 1931 offering magical views of inner Auckland

• Admission Ticket Free

Parnell is the oldest suburb in Auckland dating back to 1841 and is home to the Auckland Rose Garden and the Golden Mile of Parnell with its numerous eateries and the quaint Parnell Village

• Admission Ticket Free

Orakei Basin
We visit one of Auckland's 3 crater lakes. This formed from a volcanic eruption that occurred 85,000 years ago

• Admission Ticket Free

We enter the countryside of West Auckland where guests will see farms, livestock and marvel at the greenness of the pasture

• Admission Ticket Free

We journey through this wealthy area in the countryside of Auckland, flanked by enormous homes, and we show guests the Coatesville Mansion that recently sold for $32.5 M

• Admission Ticket Free

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