AUCKLAND SIGHTSEEING DAY TRIPS
0800 CBD Hotel pick-ups commence.
Please refer to your booking confirmation for your time.
0900 Depart from NO.1 Queen St (Cnr Quay St & Queen St). You travel along the waterfront to St Heliers & Mission Bay beachfront locations well known for the variety of restaurants and cafes as well as safe swimming beaches.
1015 You arrive at the Auckland Museum in time for the Highlights Guided Tour. After this you will have time for some refreshments (your cost) before you attend the Maori Cultural Performance which is recognised as being one of the leading Maori cultural experiences in New Zealand. The performers are the face of Ngati Whatua o Orakei, the home tribe (Mana Whenua) of Auckland.
Enjoy a warm, vibrant and entertaining glimpse of Maori culture, culminating in a high energy spine tingling version of our most celebrated dance, the world famous Haka.
1230 You now depart the museum and visit the Parnell Village where you will have time to walk around the shops and visit various galleries etc or maybe just sit and enjoy the ambience of a village going about its daily business
1315 + For those on the morning tour you disembark at NO.1 Queen
1330 + The afternoon tour departs NO.1 Queen St and travels past the city’s waterfront area and Westhaven Boat Marina before heading over the Auckland Harbour Bridge to Devonport where a visit to North Head is made to allow you to view Auckland City and the Hauraki Gulf before you have a chance for a brief look around the village.
1430 You now continue your tour through the northern suburbs which is one of the fastest growing areas in New Zealand before we arrive at Long Bay Beach and a chance for you to stretch your legs or enjoy some afternoon tea on the deck of the cafe overlooking the beach and water.
1600 We now leave the beach and head back into Auckland city and travel through the suburb of Ponsonby where you will see a mix of boutique shops and early colonial homesteads in amongst modern buildings. We then continue on to visit the lookout at Mt Eden for panoramic 360 degree views of the Auckland Region.
On departing the lookout your driver will return you to NO1 Queen St or your CBD Hotel by 1730 approx.
+ There is no CBD Hotel pick-up or drop off at this time for these tours.