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Shore Excursion Auckland Introduction Tour (3 Hours)

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Auckland Central, New Zealand

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English


Make the most of the little time you have on shore in Auckland with this concise tour that takes you all across Auckland. Rather than staying around the crowds in the central city, head out to spots like Bastion Point, Mt Eden and One Tree Hill and enjoy panoramic views of the Auckland landscape and the Hauraki Gulf. Visit landmarks like the Wintergardens and the Harbor Bridge and experience the full range of suburbs and green spaces in Auckland.
  • Learn about Auckland’s history and local Māori culture from your guide
  • No crowded tour buses: this small-group tour only takes a handful of people
  • No losing time finding your guide: cruise ship pick-ups and returns are provided
  • Wheelchair-accessible transport is available for this cross-city tour
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Traveler pickup is offered
Your tour today is provided by Toru Tours. For Cruise ship guests please meet at the Independent Operators Area. This is easy to find, and is only 30 steps from the Terminal Exit from where your ship docks on either Queens Wharf or Princes Wharf. If unsure, please ask the Ambassadors or Security staff for directions to this area. Check in time is 15 minutes prior to departure time. Look out for the Toru Tours mini coach. If you have difficulty finding them or may be late, please call for assistance.


  • Queens Wharf
  • Princes Wharf

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Mt. Eden is a sacred mountain. Thus vehicles are not allowed to the top. Please note that there is a 10-minute walk of 220-yards (200-meters) 270 steps to the summit and volcanic crater. A good level of fitness is required; however, the walk is optional.
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Toru Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the maximum group size during Shore Excursion Auckland Introduction Tour (3 Hours)?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers.

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, Feb 2020
Inclusive and covered highlights of Auckland. Paul was easy to understand and very enjoyable. Saw some interesting highlights of the city.
icon Response from Host , Mar 2020
Thank you for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your day in Auckland. We work hard to make sure we are clear and legible when we speak, as it makes it so much easier for our guests to understand. Thanks again for visiting. Paul.
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, Feb 2020
Nice overview of the city. Paul was an excellent knowledgeable guide. Just what we wanted. We especially enjoyed the winter garden.
icon Response from Host , Mar 2020
Thank you for your review. I am really pleased you enjoyed your time in Auckland. Yes the Wintergardens are just stunning at the moment. Safe Journeys. Paul
Good place for spend a couple of days
Elizabeth H
, Jan 2019
Auckland is a very pleasant town. We did not have too much time to explore but we circulated the city, went to the top of the mountains to have a better view of the city. Very nice!
icon Response from Host , May 2019
Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you enjoyed our city, and were able to get to the top of Mount Eden to see the great views. It was a pleasure hosting you. Paul.

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