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Auckland Hop-on Hop-off Tour + Free Ferry

Experience the best things to see in Auckland with a 24-hour hop on hop off bus ticket! Enjoy exploring Auckland at your own pace on two different tour routes, each taking approximately 1 hour to complete. Discover the historic suburb of Devonport, tree lined streets, picturesque beaches and fashionable shopping districts. With a complimentary return ferry ride from downtown, the Auckland Explorer Bus is a great way to navigate your way around New Zealand’s largest city.

Duration 1 day
Voucher Paper Only
    • Multiple departure times and locations available
    • Excellent value for money
    • Ideal choice for families
    • Fully narrated tour
  • What's included :
    • Hop-on hop-off tour
    • Live commentary on board
    • Free onboard WiFi
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
  • Join one of the best sightseeing buses in New Zealand complete with air-conditioning, a modern glass roof and complimentary return ferry ride from downtown Auckland.
    With a 24-hour hop on hop off bus ticket from Explorer Bus, you’ll have the opportunity to discover Auckland city at your own pace; from the seaside village of Devonport to fashionable shopping districts in Ponsonby and Parnell Village and the tree lined streets of Auckland Waterfront.
    A double decker bus departs every 15 minutes* in summer and visits Auckland Museum, Sky City, Parnell Village, Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium, Auckland waterfront, Mount Eden, St Lukes Shopping Mall, Auckland Zoo and many more of the best things to see in Auckland. The first Explorer Bus departs from the Waterfront stop at 9am, with the last bus returning at 5pm.
    An entertaining commentary is available in English with translated information sheets in French, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Portuguese and German. Combine your Explorer Bus pass with an attraction combo and save! See the options available.
    *Single and double decker buses operate. Frequency every 20 minutes 1st April – 30th April and every 30 minutes 1st May – Nov 30th.
  • Departure Point :
    Philips Corner/Princes Wharf Or All hop-on Hop-off stops (see itinerary)
    Departure Time :
    Every 15 minutes from 9am - 4pm (Dec 1 - Mar 31)
    Every 20 minutes Apr 1 - Apr 30
    Every 30 minutes May 1 - Nov 30
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A child fares apply for ages 5 to 14 years (children aged 0-4 travel free
  • A paper voucher is required for this attraction/activity. You must print and bring your printed voucher with you on the day of the activity, as required by our local provider.


English - Audio

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Organised by Auckland Explorer Bus

Activity ID: V-3237EXBUS

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