Auckland City day tours

Auckland Highlights with West Coast Experience
Gray Line Day Tour NZ03

Auckland affectionately known as the "City of Sails" is located on a unique narrow strip of land rich in natural, Maori and European history.

Highlights include a visit to the Auckland War Memorial Museum** and a coach tour with commentary that includes central business district, university, Auckland Harbour Bridge, time to wander around the newly-developed Wynyard Quarter, urban beaches and popular dining and shopping villages.
After a brief stop to purchase some lunch, join your Bush and Beach driver guide and continue out west to the beautiful rainforests of the Waitakere Ranges. Be awed with breathtaking views of rainforests, tumbling waterfalls, magnificent Kauri trees and the wild west coast beaches with their unique black sand.

Highlights of this tour

  • Queen Street, the heart of Auckland City
  • Auckland University (NZ's largest) and the CBD
  • Viaduct Harbour and Wynyard Quarter, the latest extension of Auckland's vibrant waterfront
  • Auckland Museum, view priceless exhibits and artifacts unique to our country
  • Winter Gardens - located nearby is an alternative opportunity for those wishing to see rare indoor plants and a spectacular fern display
  • Parnell - Early Maori and European working class settlements that today feature an eclectic mix of cafe's, boutiques and bars located amongst immaculately restored villas
  • City Waterfront lined with Pohutukawa Trees (NZ Christmas Tree) and white sandy beaches. Views of the magnificent Hauraki Gulf and exotic islands
  • Travel over the beautiful Waitakere Ranges towards the West Coast
  • Located in a lush native bush setting, the Arataki Visitor Centre has panoramic views of Manukau Harbour. Learn here about native birds and plants in the area
  • Stroll over the sand dunes of this unique black iron sand beach
  • Unwind by a cascading waterfall in amongst Kauri trees and giant ferns

Adult: $224   Child: $111

Piha Beach New Zealand

Adult: $224

Child: $111



Departs: 8:45am Returns: 5.30pm

Fare Includes

Hotel pick up and drop off, afternoon tea, coach touring

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Comfortable walking shoes to wear are recommended
** A $5pp donation is requested on entry to the Museum.

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