See the very best sights of Tamaki Makaurau (Auckland) and New Zealand's Maori culture on a personal small group tour.

Explore important historic sites and learn more about the fascinating Maori culture and history along the way.

Full details below.

Rates - including tax

Type Rate
Adult Rate
(Ages 12+, Minimum 2 Adults Per Order):
$183.72
Child Rate
(Ages 4-11):
$91.36
Child - Free
(Ages 3 and Under on Adult Lap):
$0.00

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Tour / Activity Details

8 hours
9:00 am daily (April through September)

48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Minimum 2 adults per order.  Tour includes pick up from hotels in Auckland city.  Rates are per person in US Dollars.  Please order online or call us at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown at checkout includes any fuel surcharges, service charges and tax. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Tour / Activity Policies

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Tour / Activity Description

COVID-19 Protocols Updates

  • The New Zealand government has outlined a five-step reopening plan. The border is now open to New Zealand citizens coming from anywhere in the world. By May 1, fully vaccinated people from Australia or visa waiver countries - including the United Kingdom, the United States and many European nations -- will be able to enter New Zealand and self-test on arrival. By October, all visa categories will reopen, including visitor visas.

 

Important

Sorry, but this tour is not wheelchair-accessible.

 

Itinerary

Enjoy a wonderful day of sightseeing and learning about indigenous Maori culture throughout the day as you discover Tamaki Makaurau (Auckland) and Te Wao Nui o Tiriwa (Waitakere Ranges) on Auckland's West Coast.

View several ancient volcanoes and marvel at the architecture of the Auckland Museum, one of New Zealand's most beautiful buildings, as you visit the Auckland Domain. Explore the boutique suburb of Parnell, restored in the old colonial style with many beautiful mansions and along Tamaki Drive, one of the world's most beautiful city drives.

See several stunning beaches along Auckland's shoreline including Mission Bay, arguably Auckland's most well-known beach with lovely golden sand and safe swimming. Drive over the famous Auckland Harbour Bridge spanning the Waitemata Harbour, see the Hauraki Gulf and great views of the mystical island volcano Rangitoto Island, Auckland's largest and youngest volcano at 600 years old.

Visit the Arataki Visitor Centre at the gateway to Auckland's famous West Coast, which is well-known for its interesting displays and magnificent views over the Manukau Harbor. Enjoy overlooking spectacular ocean vistas along Auckland's wild West Coast in the famous Waitakere Ranges. Discover Te Wao Nui o Tiriwa (Maori for ancient forest of Tiriwa), the indigenous forest covering the Waitakere Ranges on Auckland’s famous west coast. Walk among unique indigenous trees and plants, learn their Maori names and their importance as both food and medicine.

Meet some of the country's shy bush-dwelling native birds. Hear the lore and legends of the bush. Get up close to some of New Zealand's unique and indiginous flora and fauna. Explore to Taihauuru (the famous "Wild West Coast") with its unique and spectacular ocean cliffs.

Return to Downtown Auckland after a wonderful day with a greater appreciation of Auckland and New Zealand’s Maori culture along the way.

 

Included

  • Free pick up from Auckland central business district including cruise wharf
  • Fully guided service in a luxury Mercedes vehicle
  • Small group tour of 2 to 15 persons
  • Complimentary snacks, water and lunch
  • All tours support local eco-cultural initiatives

 

Please Bring/Wear:

  • Outdoor clothing fitting the day's weather conditions
  • Swimming gear (during warmer weather)
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunhat
  • Camera

 

48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Minimum 2 adults per order.  Tour includes pick up from hotels in Auckland city.  Rates are per person in US Dollars.  Please order online or call us at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

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