Auckland - Sightseeing Tours and Activities

Auckland - Sightseeing Tours and Activities

New Zealand has lots of interesting places to visit, but one of the top things to do is to spend time in Auckland. Here, you’ll get to enjoy a wide range of sightseeing tours and activities since the city is blessed with numerous attractions. Animal lovers will want to check out the Auckland Zoo and Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium, while history buffs will want to explore the Auckland War Memorial Museum and the Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT). You can plan your trip on your own, you can also book a holiday with La Vacanza Travel. Our holiday packages will help you make the most of your vacation and have a fun and unforgettable time in Auckland.

Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves from Auckland

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Join this tour to visit two of New Zealand’s most famous attractions, Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Caves, in one easy ...

Duration:11 hours

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Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland

(199) Reviews

You will visit three amazing destinations in one day.  Hobbiton which is perfect for anyone looking to add a little fant...

Duration:13 hours

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Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland

(53) Reviews

While the destinations you will be visiting are truly spectacular, we at Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it is our small grou...

Duration:12 hours

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Coromandel Day Trip (Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach)

(52) Reviews

The Coromandel is a real Bucket List NZ destination!This Day Trip includes the classic must do's of Cathedral Co...

Duration:11 hours

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Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Day Tour from Auckland

(49) Reviews

See the magical Hobbiton Movie Set, famous from The Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies on a fully guided, fun and infor...

Duration:8 hours

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Auckland Dolphin and Whale Watching Eco-Safari Cruise

(48) Reviews

Look for whales, dolphins and seabirds in the pristine waters of Hauraki Gulf just a short boat ride from Auckland city'...

Duration:4 hours 30 minutes

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Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland

(145) Reviews

Explore and admire Auckland's largest regional park, the Waitakere Ranges, on this 5 hour afternoon eco-tour.You...

Duration:5 hours

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Tiritiri Matangi Island Day Tour, Guided Walk Option

(124) Reviews

Get one of the limited tickets for a day at Tiritiri Matangi bird sanctuary, home to some of New Zealand’s most rare and...

Duration:8 hours

 

America's Cup Sailing on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour

(87) Reviews

Take the helm, exert energy on the grinders or sit back, relax and enjoy the sail on an America's Cup match racing yacht...

Duration:2 hours

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Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner

(157) Reviews

See the highlights of Auckland on a 2.5-hour sailboat cruise on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour. Cruise to a sheltered mari...

Duration:2 hours 30 minutes

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Rotorua Day Trip from Auckland with Options - Guaranteed departure

(39) Reviews

We pick up all customers using several vehicles. You will not be driven around the city from hotel to hotel for hours be...

Duration:13 hours

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Auckland to Waitomo Caves, Rotorua Small-Group Full-Day Tour

(10) Reviews

Visit two of the North Islands most popular attractions in one day - Waitomo Glowworm Caves and Te Puia Geothermal Park ...

Duration:13 hours

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Auckland to Hobbiton and Rotorua Small-Group Full-Day Tour

(7) Reviews

Experience the famous Lord of The Rings Hobbiton Movie Set and the geothermal wonders of Wai-O-Tapu (rated one of the mo...

Duration:13 hours

Free Cancellation

The Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Guided Tour from Auckland

(11) Reviews

Enjoy early access to the Hobbiton movie set and beat the crowds. Visit the most popular location where The Lord of the ...

Duration:8 hours

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Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour

(87) Reviews

Enjoyable, informative and a great day out... Explore Auckland in small groups for a more personalised experienc...

Duration:210 to 240 minutes

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Auckland Maori Tour and Cultural Performance

(32) Reviews

Experience Auckland from a Maori perspective! The Auckland Maori Tour takes you through the Tamaki Makaurau area (Auckla...

Duration:8 hours

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Small-Group Hobbiton and Waitomo Day Tour from Auckland

(4) Reviews

Experience two North Island icons on a day tour from Auckland.Travel south from Auckland to Hobbiton. On arrival...

Duration:12 hours

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Auckland Express Tour (3 hour)- A personalised introduction

(46) Reviews

Small-group personalized 3-hour tour, showing you the highlights of what makes Auckland so special. From the diverse eat...

Duration:3 hours

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Rotorua Highlights Small Group Tour Including Te Puia from Auckland

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Experience the famous geothermal and Maori cultural wonders of Te Puia plus the stunning city and famous sights of Rotor...

Duration:12 hours

Free Cancellation

East Coast 'Matakana' Wine Tasting Day Tour from Auckland

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You'll get to experience some unique wines at three boutique, family run, wineries in one of New Zealand's smallest wine...

Duration:7 hours

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Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Auckland with Lunch

(223) Reviews

Enter the magical world of ‘the Shire’ on this small-group movie set tour to Hobbiton from Auckland. See where the The L...

Duration:8 hours

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Piha Beach and Rainforest Day Tour

(11) Reviews

Small Group with a real local tour guide from 1 person to coach load we love showing you my beautiful city you w...

Duration:7 hours

 

Private Tour: Auckland City and Countryside Tour

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This private 5-hour tour explores Auckland, a vibrant city on the North Island. A personal guide introduces you to the h...

Duration:5 hours

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Full-Day: Auckland Scenic Tour- 8 HOURS

(52) Reviews

Take in the top attractions of New Zealand's largest city on this full-day scenic tour of Auckland. Drive through the Ci...

Duration:8 hours

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7-Day North to South Island Grand Tour from Auckland

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A seven day independent tour exploring some of the best locations in New Zealand. This tour departs Auckland daily with ...

Duration:7 days

 

Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip from Auckland

(4) Reviews

The geothermal area of Rotorua and the Waitomo Glowworm Caves are must-see destinations for any traveler to the North Is...

Duration:13 hours

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2 Day Hobbiton Movie Set, Waitomo Caves and Rotorua Tour from Auckland

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Discover the otherworldly beauty of New Zealand’s North Island, from Rotorua’s geothermal pools and the Waitomo Glowworm...

Duration:2 days

 

Redwood Forest , Blue Springs & Huka Falls Day Tour from Auckland

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Take a Tour which is Good for your soul.Visit Nature & Natural Places in New Zealand.Book with us for a Flexible...

Duration:11 to 13 hours

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Auckland to Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves 2-Day Tour

(9) Reviews

We pick up all customers using several vehicles. You will not be driven around the city from hotel to hotel for hours be...

Duration:2 days

 

Waitomo Caves, Hobbiton Set, Rotorua 2-Day Tour from Auckland

(60) Reviews

Immerse yourself in the otherworldly beauty of New Zealand’s North Island on a two-day escape from Auckland. From Rotoru...

Duration:2 days

 


Auckland - Sightseeing Tours and Activities

With a population of around 1.45 million people, Auckland is the biggest metropolitan area in both New Zealand and Polynesia. It is actually located in the northern half of the North Island on a narrow strip of land that connects the Northland peninsula to the North Island.

Sightseeing destinations in Auckland

This huge city offers a huge variety of sightseeing opportunities, thanks to its spectacular location and the many volcanic cones that are scattered across its skyline. Here, you will be able to explore its gems and orientate yourself about this great place. You can take a tour on the sparkling waters of the Waitemata to enjoy views of downtown, the iconic Rangitoto volcanic cone and the Harbour Bridge. You can also take a ferry ride from the city to explore the beautiful Waiheke Island, which is one of the leading wine regions in New Zealand. Other places that are worth checking out include the Queen Street, historic village of Parnell, West Coast and the famous Kelly Tarlton’s Underwater World.

Top tour activities in Auckland

The city is surrounded by nature and the best part is that much of it is free for you to enjoy. Here, you will have plenty of things to do here, especially outdoor recreation options, when the weather is nice.

  • Visit the Waitakere Ranges - This would begin with a scenic drive from Titirangi, which is an artistic suburb with cafes and art galleries. You will also have the opportunity to take a bush walk across trails that are replete with impressive waterfalls and streams that are great for swimming.
  • Conquer the peak of one of its volcanoes - You can drive or trek up one of the city’s many volcanic cones, such as Mount Eden, One Tree Hill or Mount Victoria, to experience panoramic views of the city.
  • Watch some whales and dolphins - One of the things that made Auckland a very popular destination is whale and dolphin watching. There are many tour operators in the city that specialize in this type of trip.

Top tour attractions in Auckland

Auckland has produced an array of attractions that are famous internationally, and here are some of them:

  • Auckland Sky Tower - Standing 328 meters high, this needle-like tower is the most prominent landmark and the highest building in the city. If you are looking for a place to snap the perfect city panorama, then its observation deck is the perfect spot to get your camera out.
  • Waitemata Harbour - The wide sweep of this harbor, which is the most prominent natural feature of Auckland, cuts the city in two. Because of this easily navigable waterway, the city became the capital of New Zealand in 1840. Though the current capital is Wellington, Auckland has remained the country’s economic center.
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum - This imposing museum is situated in a vast Neoclassical building on the highest point of Auckland Domain, commemorating the New Zealand soldiers who fought in World War I. Today, it is home to an impressive collection of artifacts that depicts the country’s history and highlights its natural heritage.

Auckland sightseeing tours and activities

To be able to really see what the city is all about, check out all Auckland sightseeing tours and activities here at La Vacanza Travel.

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