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Whether you’re an animal lover wanting to visit Auckland Zoo, a thrill seeker keen to explore the heights of the Sky Tower, or hunting for Auckland’s best shopping spots, you can explore the city at your leisure with this hop on hop off tour!
Climb aboard one of the unique red buses and discover Auckland's must-see attractions across two tour routes with a 24 or 48-hour ticket. Each route takes approximately 1-hour to complete and you can hop on or off as many times as you like. Enjoy commentary delivered live by your driver in English or tune into the helpful multi-lingual audio commentary on our Central Tour.
Nestled between two harbours, it’s clear to see how 'The City of Sails' earned its nickname! Breath in the sweet salty smell of sea air as you take in the views from the open top of a unique red open-top double-decker bus on the Central route.
48 Combo Passes Include FREE Skytower Entry!
Central Tour (Red Line)
Tour Duration: 1 Hour | Red Line
Winter Departure (1 May – 31 Oct): Buses depart every 60 minutes. First bus departs Stop 1 at 9am, last bus departs Stop 1 at 4pm.
Summer Departure: (1 Nov - 30 Apr): Buses depart every 30mins. First bus departs Stop 1 at 9am, last bus departs Stop 1 at 4pm.
Please note RED open top double decker buses operate on this tour route. Bus frequency may vary due to traffic and other issues.
SKYCITY - First bus departs: 9am
SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium
Parnell/Holy Trinity Cathedral
Albert Park/Auckland Art Gallery
Western Tour (Blue Line)
Tour Duration: 1 - 1.15 Hour | Blue Line
Winter Departure Times (1 May – 31 Oct): First bus departs Stop 1 9.30am, last bus departs Stop 1 at 3.30pm. Operates approx. every 65mins. Please contact ground crew at Sky City for up to date departure times.
Summer Departure (1 Nov - 30 Apr): First bus departs Stop 1 at 9.15am, last bus departs Stop 1 at 3.45pm. Operates approx. every 65mins. Please contact ground crew at Sky City for up to date departure times.
Please note a RED intimate and comfortable single level coach operates on this tour route. Bus frequency may vary due to traffic and other issues.
SKYCITY - First bus departs: 9.15am - summer, 9.30am - winter
Westfield St Lukes Mall
MOTAT - Museum of Transport and Technology
Harbour Bridge/AJ Hackett Bungy & Bridge Walk (No Stop - Drive by only)
Wynyard Quarter (No stop. Selected Cruise Ship days only)
(Note: Please note there are no accommodation pick ups available on these tours!)