Shore Excursion Auckland Introduction Tour (3 Hours)

Duration: 3 hours
Destination: New Zealand, North Island, Auckland

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  • 3 hours
  • Auckland
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Small-group personalized 3-hour tour, showing you the highlights of what makes Auckland so special. From the diverse eateries and best shopping to the many volcanoes, working farms and Auckland's beautiful gardens. Along the way, you will learn about the Maori culture and settler history.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Auckland Harbour Bridge, Curran St, Auckland Central, Auckland New Zealand

We are one the few operators that take you over the Harbour bridge.

You will see great views back to Auckland and the port. We talk about the history of the bridge, and of Auckland.

Stop At: Winter Garden Auckland Domain, 20 Park Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1023 New Zealand

You will see an amazing range of beautiful plants including our National Icon the Silver Fern.

There are wonderful ponds with Ducks swimming. There is also time to have a great coffee, juice or water in a beautiful setting

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Access off Hillside Crescent Mount Eden Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1024 New Zealand

You will see Auckland from it's highest point. 360 degree views of the city. It is also a dormant Volcano, and you learn about the Maori history of this mountain.
*please note it is an optional 10 mins walk (300 yards or 275 Metre 300 steps) to top. A good level of fitness is required.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: One Tree Hill (Maungakiekie), 670 Manukau Road Epsom, Auckland Central, Auckland 1023 New Zealand

We visit this very unique mountain, and talk about the early history from both a Maori and European perspective.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Cornwall Park, Green Lane West Epsom, Auckland Central, Auckland 1051 New Zealand

We visit a working farm, and see how it is done here in New Zealand.

Stop At: MJ Savage Memorial Park, Bastion Point, Auckland Central, Auckland 1071 New Zealand

We visit the memorial of one of our most influential leaders Michael Joseph Savage. We also see the home of where our biggest Tribe resides.

Duration: 10 minutes

  • Local guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off.
  • Bottled water

  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees (not specified)
  • 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
Departure Point

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

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


3 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews


19 Feb, 2020

Nice overview of the city. Paul was an excellent knowledgeable guide. Just what we wanted.
We especially enjoyed the winter garden.


09 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!

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