1. Auckland Scenic Half-Day City Sightseeing Tour
Get a real feel for Auckland on a comprehensive city tour with a great deal of sightseeing fitted into the 3.5- to 4-hour experience. Join an owner-operator for detailed commentary full of insights from a local perspective, delivered with humour. After pick up from your central Auckland hotel or a convenient downtown departure point, head down to the Waterfront area. Visit the Viaduct Basin, Wynyard Quarter, and Westhaven Marina, where you can sometimes see bungy jumpers taking the plunge off the Harbour Bridge. Travel over the Harbour Bridge to the Victorian suburb of Northcote Point for a fantastic view back to the city. Here you will find great photo opportunities. Continue on through the very groovy suburb of Ponsonby with its fantastic cafes, fashion boutiques, plus eclectic and unique shops. Journey along the infamous K Road (Karangahape Road) and up to Mount Eden Volcano for dramatic views of the city. Drive through the Auckland Domain and past the Auckland Museum. Continue on to Parnell on the way out to the Eastern Beaches of Mission Bay and St Heliers. Stop at Achilles Point for a wonderful view over the Hauraki Gulf.