This hop-on hop-off bus tour is the best way to explore Auckland and all its must-see sights!
Choose from 2 scenic routes, or mix and match throughout a 24 or 48 hour period. On the City Tour (Red Route) you'll see SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's, the Sky Tower and Parnell Village and much more. Or switch to the Blue Route to visit Auckland Museum, Mt Eden, the Auckland Zoo and MOTAT and beyond. With lots of stops along the way and regular buses throughout the day, you'll learn more about the beautiful city and its various landmarks than you thought possible. This ticket also includes a return ferry trip across the harbor to the beautiful seaside suburb of Devonport. Visit this historic suburb and browse boutiques for unique gifts, indulge at a restaurant or cafe, go to the beach or climb North Head for harbour views.
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1. The Red Route
Stop 1: Viaduct Harbour /Princes Wharf
Stop 2: Bastion Point
Stop 4: Parnell Rose Gardens
Stop 7: Parnell Village
Stop 8: Queen street
2. The Blue Route
Stop 11: Winter Gardens
Stop 13: Mt Eden
Stop 14: Eden Park
Stop 15: Westfield St Lukes
Stop 16: Auckland Zoo
Stop 17: MOTAT
Stop 18: Devonport
Click here to see a map with both routes.
3. Tour Times
You can hop on and hop off at any stop along either route.
Both routes take approximately 60 minutes (without getting off at any stops).
The Red Route starts and finishes at the main Viaduct Harbour/Princes Wharf stop. The first tour starts at 9:00 am, with buses every 20 minutes. You can switch to the Blue Route at Auckland Museum.
The Blue Route starts and finishes at the Auckland Museum. The first tour starts at 9:30 am, with buses every 20 minutes. You can switch to the Red Route at Auckland Museum.
Please note that listed bus times and frequencies are subject to change.
4. Devonport Ferry
Ticket exchange point: Pier 1B at the Downtown Ferry Terminal on Quay Street
Child ticket: Ages 5 - 14 years
Children aged 0 - 4 may travel for free if accompanied by a paying adult (1 adult to 1 child), and provided the child does not occupy a seat to the exclusion of a paying passenger.
The consumption of food and alcoholic beverages is not allowed on the Explorer Bus.
Upon booking this product, you will receive confirmation in the form of a tour voucher.
Please print the voucher and present it on the day of the tour.
The supplier's contact details are included on the tour voucher.