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Auckland Hop On Hop Off Explorer Tour

Jump aboard a hop-on hop-off explorer bus and visit Auckland's essential attractions at your own pace while getting a grand tour of the city itself! Free entry for kids under 4 years.
Auckland Hop On Hop Off Explorer Tour


  • Hop on hop off tour

  • 14 essential Auckland attractions

  • Build your own itinerary, explore at your own place

  • Informative onboard commentary

  • Ticket valid for one or two days

  • Free onboard WiFi

Visit Auckland's essential attractions at your own pace while exploring the city as a whole thanks to this hop-on hop-off explorer bus pass. With stops at some of the most popular sightseeing points around Auckland, you'll be able to build an itinerary that suits your interests without locking you into any fixed schedule. Stops on this hop-on hop-off bus tour include just about every kind of attraction you can think of, from museums and aquariums to zoos and shopping centres and more - the route is designed to provide great variety and give you the best chance to get an overall balanced view of what Auckland has to offer.

Ideal if you're visiting Auckland or New Zealand in general for the first time, your time on the bus will also see you take in insightful, entertaining local commentary on all of the highlights that you will pass by. In fact, this tour has everything you need to take your first steps toward exploring the best of Auckland!

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  • Hop - On Hop - Off all-day ticket
  • Insightful commentary
  • Visits up to 14 attractions


  • Buses depart every 30 minutes
  • Departs Sky City Coach Terminal from 9 am to 4 pm


  • This pass is valid for up to two days

Departure Location

  • Departs from Sky City Coach Terminal
  • Pickup/drop off locations include: Downtown area, Bastion Point Lookout , Sea Life Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium, Auckland Museum, Newmarket - Shopping, Aotea Square/Auckland Art Gallery/Civic Theatre

Additional Information

  • Our buses are a distinctive bright yellow with Auckland Explorer Bus signage. You can also use your Explorer Bus tickets on Soaring Kiwi buses in Auckland
  • On busy cruise ship days, we may add extra buses to the service that aren’t in our usual branding, but they will be displaying Auckland Explorer Bus signs in the window
  • Child fares apply for ages 5 to 14 years (children aged 0-4 travel free)
  • This experience is not wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on the day of tour
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

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