Ideal for the first time visitor, this comprehensive scenic tour of Auckland will introduce you to all the must-see sights and attractions. Escorted by a local guide; from land and at sea and from such great heights, you’ll come to appreciate why Auckland is known as the City of Sails.
- Hotel pickup included
- Comprehensive tour of the city
- All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
- All entrance fees included
- Free drinks included
- Tour conducted in English
View the famous Auckland landmark Mt Eden. From this fantastic vantage point you will see evidence of Auckland’s volcanic history. See Auckland Domain – the city’s oldest park, situated on a 62,000 year old volcano with fabulous views of the harbor and across to Rangitoto Island. Visit the shopping area of Parnell Village with its historic buildings that have been transformed into boutique, antique, craft and specialty shops.
Continue onto Kelly Tarlton’s Antarctic Encounter and Underwater World and see King and Gentoo penguins on your snow cat ride through the Antarctic Encounter. In the Underwater World come face-to-face with giant stingrays, moray eels, schools of fish and sharks. All these creatures are only centimeters away, on the other side of the unique acrylic underwater tunnel.
The Native New Zealand Encounter Show at Auckland Zoo will showcase New Zealand’s unique wildlife.
Next stop is the famous Waitemata Harbor. Enjoy a cruise aboard a Pride of Auckland sailing yacht. Sit back, relax or try your hand at sailing. Complimentary tea or coffee and homemade muffins are included.
Finish your Auckland experience at the top of the Sky Tower. At 328 meters (more than 1000 feet), it’s the tallest building in the Southern Hemisphere. On a clear day it offers breathtaking views for more than 80 kms in every direction.
Tour Highlights include:
* The American Express Viaduct
* Mount Eden
* Parnell Village
* Kelly Tarlton’s Antarctic Encounter&Underwater World
* Auckland Zoo
* Sailing – Pride of Auckland sailing yacht
* Sky Tower
Departure Point: Tour departs from centrally located Auckland city hotels – OR – SkyCity Travel Center
Departure Time: 8:45am – Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
Return Details: Tour concludes at Sky Tower at approximately 6:00pm
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A great way to see Auckland in a day – The driver was super, very friendly and helpful. The afternoon tea on a yacht was a real surprise and was superb! Overall verdict, a must do, highly recommended!!!
Reviewed by: Andrew J, United Kingdom