Auckland Day Tour Including Harbour Cruise and Sky Tower Entry

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Auckland Day Tour Including Harbour Cruise and Sky Tower Entry
from USD $117.88
Prepare to discover the highlights of New Zealand’s largest city on this Auckland day tour. Make your way along streets and waterways by coach and boat to experience some of the best things to do in Auckland, including Auckland Museum, Devonport, the Harbour Bridge, Waitemata Harbour and Westhaven Marina. Admire 19th-century architecture and modern skyscrapers, explore the volcanic terrain of Rangitoto Island and enjoy panoramic city views from Auckland’s famous Sky Tower. This tour includes morning pick-up at your Auckland hotel, Fullers Harbour Cruise (1:30pm-3:00pm) and Sky Tower admission (start and finish at your own leisure).
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In Brief

Auckland, New Zealand
New Zealand
7 hours
Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Waitemata Harbour, Auckland New Zealand


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


Stop At: Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052 New Zealand

Morning tea stop

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: MJ Savage Memorial Park, Bastion Point, Auckland Central, Auckland 1071 New Zealand


Pass By: SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium, 23 Tamaki Drive Ōrākei, Auckland Central, Auckland 1071 New Zealand


Pass By: Auckland Museum, The Auckland Domain, Parnell, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010 New Zealand


Stop At: Auckland Harbour Bridge, Curran St, Auckland Central, Auckland New Zealand

Fullers Harbour Cruise (1:45pm-3:15pm)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: SkyTower, Victoria Street Corner Federal Streets, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010 New Zealand

Entry into Sky Tower at your leisure, tour concludes at the Sky Tower at 4.30pm

Duration: 1 hour


  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
  • Guide
  • City tour by coach
  • Harbour cruise
  • Entry/Admission - Auckland Harbour Bridge
  • Entry/Admission - SkyTower


  • Food and drinks

Departure Time

9:30 AM

Departure Point

102 Hobson Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Traveler pickup is offered
Please confirm pick up times with the supplier at least 24 hours prior to travel.

Returns To

Sky Tower, Victoria Street West, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • For free pickups from selected hotels in the downtown area let us know your hotel and we will confirm the nearest pickup point with a confirmation email
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers

Booking Information

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

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.54 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Wonderful time. Guide was excellent and we enjoyed everything about the tour. Sky tower was the highlight.
• Submitted 25 Mar 2019
Tour was great and the bus hostess knew what she was talking about. Unfortunately the harbour cruise was cancelled due to the weather but the city tour was sufficient
• Submitted 05 Dec 2018
This tour offers a great option to visit the city highlights while learning about Auckland's and New Zealand's history. The bus was very comfortable and the tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. The cruise also complements the bus tour. Both are worthwhile.
• Submitted 09 Jul 2018
Brilliant trip. Great guide.
• Submitted 25 Feb 2018
The bus picked us up at our hotel, The Sofitel, so convenient We got a good overview of the city. Included was a ticket for a ferry ride to DEVONPORT, WHERE WE HAD A GOURMET DINNER SEASIDE. Later we went to sky tower . WHAT a view! HAD OUR PICTURE TAKEN AND TRANSFERRED TO MY IPAD. WHAT MEMORIES WE SHARED
• Submitted 11 Feb 2018
This is a most do. Enjoyed it .
• Submitted 12 Jan 2018
Well worth the money had a good tour around Aucklands highlights and dropped right outside tower entrance Great views from top of tower and pan aroma from stops on trip
• Submitted 30 Dec 2017
A terrific glimpse of Auckland City and harbour.
• Submitted 19 Dec 2017
Amazing Experience
• Submitted 05 Aug 2017
Great tour. Enjoyed the history provided by the guide.
• Submitted 18 May 2017
Good overview of the city. The tour really gives you a great overview of the city... Land overview by bus and then a bay overview by boat and then a sky overview from the Sky Tower. Note that lunch is not included so bring a snack.
• Submitted 08 Mar 2017
Our tour started off wet and cloudy but by the end it cleared up. Bus and Harbour cruise was great.
• Submitted 31 Jan 2017
This was a good tour. We saw all the highlights of the city, and then took a boat, and saw the city from the water. It was very enjoyable, and would do it again. We ended our tour at the sky tower, which was awesome.
• Submitted 27 Nov 2016
I was only in Auckland for 2 days and wanted to see as much of the city as I could - this tour achieved exactly what I wanted it to do. The pick up was easy to find and the coach tour was very good undertaken by a woman who knew the city. There was a little uncertainty about where to pick up the boat for the harbour cruise but it was also very good. In contrast the pick up to go to the sky tower was very well organised and clear. A good day and well worth it.
• Submitted 10 Feb 2020
This combo tour is the most efficient way to experience Auckland in a short time. The bus tour is well done, Tara our guide/driver was informed and helpful. The tower is the arial view, not to be missed. Ger a Hookey Pokey ice cream on the visitors deck, 50th floor. The sea part was cancelled, no notice given. We almost instantly received notice of our refund but... very dissappointing. There seem to be many Saturday afternoon harbour cruises that cancel for 'mechanical' reasons with no notice. Harbour cruise company take note you are not doing a good job!. For us it would have been 5 star if the harbour cruise worked.
• Submitted 10 Oct 2019
We booked this tour for our family of three and are glad we did as we got a good taste of what downtown Auckland is all about. We were only in Auckland for two days so didn’t have much flexibility on doing many tours. The coach bus was comfortable and the driver was friendly and informative. Our tour group consisted of a total of 6 adults and our baby so it was small and intimate. We enjoyed being able to see a glimpse of downtown Auckland essentials without having to drive or do any background research. We also had a good time on the harbour cruise and exploring the Sky Tower. I would certainly recommend this tour!
• Submitted 26 Aug 2019
Good city tour and hotel pick up was on time. The driver/tourist guide did a great job explaining things and it was enjoyable.
• Submitted 17 Apr 2019
The tour was good but it felt like we were just being dropped off at locations and after the Sky Tower we had to find our own way back to our hotel.
• Submitted 20 Feb 2018
Good highlights tour of Auckland City with extra care and tips by Sandy, our tour guide. Could have forgo the Harbour Cruise as it wasn't great and that is why we only gave 4 stars. It was good to have the Sky Tower admission too.
• Submitted 06 Jan 2018
The Harbour cruise could be better we sat on the left side of the boat and everything the skipper spoke about was on the right side. Would have been good to have known that so we could sit on the correct side.
• Submitted 08 Oct 2017
Very good :
• Submitted 24 Jul 2017
A very good trip which gave us a good idea of what the city of Auckland had to offer. The coach tour was nothing spectacular but did give us an opportunity to get a feel for the city centre. The cruise was particularly enjoyable and we were given lots of information whilst on board. There was some confusion when it came to moving from the cruise to the sky tower but everything was soon sorted out. The sky tower is worth visiting with some stunning views over the whole area. Overall a good day and one that I would recommend with perhaps one or two improvements particularly with regard to the coach tour.
• Submitted 10 Feb 2017
The city highlights tour was great and the bus driver was excellent and informative. The harbour cruise was very good but the commentator could not be heard very well on the outside decks. Otherwise excellent.
• Submitted 31 Jan 2017
Good tour except could not see anything from the Sky Tower because of cloud cover. Should let people know when there is no visibility.
• Submitted 27 Dec 2016

In Brief

Auckland, New Zealand
New Zealand
7 hours

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