Auckland is the international gateway to New Zealand. Our team in our new comfortable vehicles will pick you up from your accommodation or airport and show you all the key central Auckland views and attractions including guided commentary.
This three hour tour is a great way to introduce yourself to the city and take in the stunning landscapes throughout Auckland.
This quick introductory tour of Auckland takes you on a guided journey from the Auckland waterfront, at Aucklandâ€™s Viaduct where we travel along Tamaki Drive towards Mission Bay.
The tour goes via Paratai Drive, New Zealand's richest street, full of amazing homes and offering gorgeous views overlooking the city.
Our first stop of the tour is at Mission Bay. Mission Bay is a seaside suburb of Auckland, is well known for its white sand and picturesque views.
After stopping at Mission Bay, feel free to take a short walk along the beach, taking in the views of the sea, looking back at the beautiful Auckland skyline and Rangitoto Island across the Mission Bay harbor.
Bastion Point, at the west end of Mission Bay, offers a fantastic view over the entrance to the Waitemata Harbour and was used for the defence of Maori settlers and in later times, ofAuckland City. Mission Bay is also known for its famous fountain, pictured above, which is located in the middle of the Mission Bay reserve, sending water as high as 12 metres into the air and was a gift to the city from the family of Sir Ernest Davis, a previous mayor of Auckland.
The tour continues from Mission Bay we head up through the upmarket suburbs of Orakei, Remuera and Parnell, famous for their boutique shops and cafes.Â
From Parnell we head up through the Auckland Domain to see the impressive Auckland War Museum, winter gardens and a stop off at the Wintergarden cafÃ©Â to sample some of Auckland's world class coffee.
From the Auckland Domain we drive further inland to a couple of famous landmarks to end the tour. Mount Eden & One Tree Hill are well known Auckland landmarks, famous for their 360 degree views of Auckland's skyline and coast line.