Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland tours, things to do and tickets

The full list of excursions and activities in Auckland. Fun family experiences, group and individual tours to Auckland with an accurate description, real reviews and photos.

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Auckland Dolphin and Whale Watching Eco-Safari Cruise

Duration: 5 hours
Look for whales, dolphins and seabirds in the pristine waters of Hauraki Gulf just a short boat ride from Auckland city's Viaduct Harbour. Learn from experts on board working to protect these precious creatures and their fragile home.  As an active marine-mammal research vessel every passenger contributes to important conservation efforts, just by coming on board.
Attractions: Viaduct Harbour

Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland

Duration: 11 hours
Join this tour to visit two of New Zealand’s most famous attractions, Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Caves, in one easy day trip from Auckland. Be fascinated as the magical world of Hobbiton comes to life and take photos in front of your favourite places like the Hobbit Holes, the Shire and the Green Dragon Inn. Then journey to the World Famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves and be captivated by the thousands of magical glowworms twinkling in the Grottos, the stalactites and stalagmites as you glide silently through the cave by boat. Marvel at the stunning scenery en route as we journey off the motorways into the real hinterland of New Zealand. All admission fees and lunch included.

From Auckland: Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Day Trip with Lunch

Duration: 10 hours - 11 hours
Set off on an adventure from Auckland to see New Zealand's two most famous attractions in one day: the Hobbiton movie sett and the Waitomo Glowworm Caves.

Auckland Explorer: Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Duration: 2 days
Experience the best things to see in Auckland with a 24 or 48-hour hop on hop off bus ticket! The route takes approximately 1 hour to complete – however, you will want to hop off and take your time to discover the great city sights, tree-lined streets, picturesque beaches, and fashionable shopping districts at your own pace. The Auckland Explorer Bus is a great way to navigate your way around New Zealand’s largest city.

Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Caves Full Day Tour departing Auckland

Duration: 11 hours
A hidden gem near the township of Matamata, the Hobbiton Movie Set is a world-famous film location for the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies. See theHobbit Holes and learn how this private farm became Middle Earth. After a tasty lunch at The Green Dragon Inn, visit the enchanting Waitomo Glowworm Caves for a guided 45-minute tour through this underground wonder, seeing stalactites, stalagmites and sparkling glowworms.
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Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland

Duration: 13 hours
Experience the world-famous Lord of The Rings Hobbiton Movie Set plus the Waitomo Glowworm Caves all in one day. This unforgettable combo tour takes you to the top tourist attractions in the North Island.

• Hobbiton & Alexander Family Sheep Farm
• Waitomo Glowworm Caves
• Secret Animal Viewing Stops
• Waikato Farming Region

While the destinations you will be visiting are truly spectacular, Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it is our small groups, our guides, the journey and the little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember.

This tour is less rushed than others, making it the ultimate Auckland day tour, and is led by our passionate tour guides, notorious for bringing your journey to life by sharing their stories and rich background knowledge, and run in modern, comfortable minibuses packed with extras ensuring your comfort and safety.
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Half-day Discover Auckland City Sightseeing Tour

Duration: 4 hours - 4 hours
Enjoyable, informative and a great day out...

Explore Auckland in small groups for a more personalised experience.

An exceptional value, we offer a very comprehensive tour covering all the best sights, with plenty of stops for photos.
• Discover our sparkling harbour, stunning beaches, historic buildings, leafy parks, Victorian suburbs, and bustling shopping areas.
• Enjoy fantastic views from the top of our volcanoes.
• Travel over the Harbour Bridge for great views of our city.
• Learn about Auckland, the geography, history, and our way of life. 
• Comfortable air-conditioned Mini-Bus takes you to a greater variety of sights. 
• Choice of Morning or Afternoon Tour. 3.5 hours - 4 hours. 
• Hotel pick-up from Central City Hotels, or from our convenient downtown departure point.  
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Hobbiton Day Tour from Rotorua with lunch at Hobbiton

Duration: 13 hours
Setting out from Rotorua, your Hobbiton Movie Set Tour starts with a scenic drive across to Matamata where your local driver guide will provide informative commentary and share stories about the region and its history. Take a guided tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set and learn how this picturesque farmland was transformed into a living, breathing piece of Middle earth. Your guide will show you Hobbit holes, the Green Dragon Inn, the Party Tree, the Mill, and many other structures from the movies. Then enjoy a tasty lunch at The Green DragonInn before making your way back to Rotorua.
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Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland

Duration: 13 hours
You will visit three amazing destinations in one day.  Hobbiton which is perfect for anyone looking to add a little fantasy to their holiday. This tour will bring you to the movie set in Hobbiton, where you will be swept away into the world of The Hobbit. After that you will travel to Rotorua and spend approximately 1.5 hours while enjoying a cafe lunch and visiting the Thermal Valley at Te Puia.

Please note that this is a very short time in Rotorua and if you want more time please book an overnight tour or Waitomo or Hobbiton on a separate day. After leaving Rotorua, we travel to Waitomo to visit the Waitomo Caves. The tours at both Hobbiton and the Waitomo Caves are of a set duration and are not shortened. This tour is flexible with options to to start or finish in Auckland or Rotorua.
Guaranteed departure - Due to low numbers and sustained losses caused by Covid 19, until further notice we will need a minimum of 4 people (or price equivalent) to run tours
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Auckland Sky Tower General Admission Ticket

Duration: Flexible
It’s hard to imagine an Auckland skyline without the iconic Sky Tower. For over 25 years now, this magnificent 328m high structure has been the focal point of our beautiful city, rising up out of the land to delight locals and visitors alike. Now it’s your turn to discover the full story of this incredible feat of modern engineering – its pioneering past, colourful present and visionary future.

So join us above the clouds to experience incredible 360° views of Tāmaki Makaurau, taking in ancient volcanoes, sparkling sunlit harbours and beyond. And if breath-taking panoramas alone aren’t enough to excite you, indulge in a wealth of dining options, interactive installations, and adrenaline-fueled activities.

To see Tāmaki Makaurau as you never have before, fasten your seatbelts and take SkySlide for a spin. An unmissable VR experience that can be added on to your ticket.

Transportation and food and beverages are not included. 

Waiheke Island: Zipline and Native Forest Adventure Trip

Duration: 3 hours
Glide across the canopy of native New Zealand bush on a 3-hour zipline adventure on Waiheke Island. Enjoy 3 stunning 650-foot ziplines above the New Zealand bush and look down over stunning vineyards and tracts of original forest.

Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from Auckland with Lunch

Duration: 8 hours
Enter the magical world of ‘the Shire’ on this small-group movie set tour to Hobbiton from Auckland. See where the The Lord of the Rings trilogy was filmed and pose for pictures in front of hobbit holes.
Visit the party tree, Green Dragon Inn and have your picture taken outside the gate to Bilbo Baggins’ house. This tour has smaller groups the public tours allowing your to learn from your guide about the making of the films.
Afterward, enjoy a cider, ale or ginger beer in the Green Dragon Inn followed by buffet lunch in the Green Dragon Marquee. This is a must-do tour for any The Lord of the Rings movie lovers!
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Afternoon Piha Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland

Duration: 5 hours
Explore and admire Auckland's largest regional park, the Waitakere Ranges, on this 5 hour afternoon eco-tour.

You'll be picked up from your centrally located Auckland hotel before traveling 30-minutes west to the Arataki Visitor Centre. From the Arataki Centre take in panoramic views extending from the Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean and absorb the area's history and admire the magnificent traditional Maori carvings that stand guard there.

From here enjoy a walk in the rainforest before visiting a beautiful black sand beach for a walk on the soft sand.

Afternoon refreshments are provided along with full commentary from our driver guides.

Wētā Workshop Unleashed Admission Ticket

Duration: 2 hours
Weta Workshop Unleashed is a wildly imaginative experience that invites guests of all ages into a fantastical film effects facility, inspired and built by the Academy Award-winning Weta Workshop. This pass will grant you access to Weta Workshop Unleashed and you will enjoy your extraordinary guided journey

Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland

Duration: 8 hours
Fully guided day tour of the magical 12-acre Hobbiton Movie Set & Alexander Sheep Farm, famous from the Lord of the Rings movies.

• Hobbiton & Alexander Family Sheep Farm
• Green Dragon Inn
• Waikato Farming Region
• Surprise Stops

While the destination you will be visiting is truly spectacular, we at Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it is our small groups, our guides, the journey and the little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles, complementary refreshments and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember.

This tour is led by our famously passionate tour guides, notorious for bringing your journey to life by sharing their stories and rich background knowledge, and run in modern, comfortable minibuses packed with extras ensuring your comfort and safety.
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Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner

Duration: 3 hours
See the highlights of Auckland on a 2.5-hour sailboat cruise on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour. Cruise to a sheltered marina where you enjoy a 3-course dinner while at anchor, then see the highlights of the city, including Sky Tower and Auckland Harbour Bridge. Your expert captain shares fun and informative facts about Auckland and its iconic sights throughout your tour. Appreciate the beauty of Auckland as evening falls during this memorable dinner cruise.

Arrival Transfer: Auckland Airport to Auckland Central City Centre

Duration: an hour
Book an arrival transfer from the Auckland Airport to your Hotel in Auckland City Central area, so you won't spend extra time waiting for a taxi or other transportation. Transfers operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in modern, comfortable minivans operated by a team of professional, trained and courteous drivers.

Piha Beach and Rainforest Day Tour

Duration: 7 hours
Small Group with a real local tour guide from 1 person to coach load we love showing you my beautiful city

you will get to know what it is like to be a real local with a fun Day Tour we pickup from the central city and drive out through Mt Albert,Avondale New Lynn and Titirangi learning about each suburb along the way by the end of the tour you will be very good at NZ trivia we reach the Waitakere Ranges where we stop at Aratak Vistor Information Centre for wonderful views and pictures and showing you some of our native tress and plants the famous silver fern the kauri tree plus much more after our stop here we drive out to Piha Beach stopping for lunch at a local to eat our very favourite and famous and very yummy NZ lunch before we take sort walk to see a beautiful waterfall through the rain forest then to Pha Beach where you feel the black sandy beach with big waves surf and the volcanic cliff faces plus much more! An amazing learning fun filled day

Auckland: Whale and Dolphin Watching Half-Day Eco Cruise

Duration: 5 hours
Experience Hauraki Gulf Marine Park on a 4.5-hour marine eco-safari. Enjoy a guarantee where if you don'ts see any marine mammals, you can take the cruise again for free.

The Classic: our most popular electric bike tour of Auckland's Highlights

Duration: 4 hours
Enjoy this small group electric bike tour of Auckland, New Zealand's largest city. From the comfort of your saddle, you will see the iconic sights of Auckland city, as well as visiting some of the locals' favorite neighborhoods. This tour also includes the bike rental, a local guide, and has a maximum of 6 travelers per tour.
Attractions: We Tour