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Small-Group Tour of Auckland's Volcanoes

by VolTours.com
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Highlights

Chance to explore jaw-dropping volcanic craters & summits

Views of Auckland's lovely horizon from 4 distinct volcanoes

Fascinating Auckland & NZ facts from your local expert guide

Opportunity to see lush vegetation & unique side of Auckland

Small group size encourages a pleasant & personal experience

Highlights

Chance to explore jaw-dropping volcanic craters & summits

Views of Auckland's lovely horizon from 4 distinct volcanoes

Fascinating Auckland & NZ facts from your local expert guide

Opportunity to see lush vegetation & unique side of Auckland

Small group size encourages a pleasant & personal experience

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Small-Group Tour of Auckland's Volcanoes

Activity Location

Auckland

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • 148 Quay St

    148 Quay Street

    Auckland 1010


Description

Treat yourself to a tour of New Zealand's largest and most populated city on a rousing excursion to glimpse 4 of Auckland's volcanoes. Travel to Mount Wellington, Mangere Mountain, One Tree Hill, and Mount Eden, and pick up fascinating information about the Auckland volcanic field from your local host.

Join your approachable guide at Queens Wharf and set off in an air-conditioned van towards Mount Wellington. A 443-foot (135-metre) volcanic peak, Mount Wellington is the youngest Auckland volcano—formed only 10,000 years ago. Meander its crater and summit, snapping photos of East Auckland and the tidal estuaries at Panmure Basin before loading back into the vehicle.

Next, visit Mangere Mountain, noting its unique lava dome near the centre—formed by the slow extrusion of lava flows 18,000 years ago. Take a break and enjoy your packed lunch at picturesque Mangere Bridge where you can watch boats cruising in and out of Manukau Harbour before moving on.

Before your tour is through, visit One Tree Hill and Mount Eden. At One Tree Hill, enjoy 360-degree vistas of Auckland and its waterways. At Mount Eden, learn about the famous elephant who helped build a platform atop the volcano's summit before preparing for your tranquil return trip to Queen's Wharf.


Inclusions

  • Guided tour to 4 of Auckland's volcanoes

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Meals and drinks


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 16 and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult.

  • You must have a reasonable level of fitness and be able to walk at a leisurely pace on uneven terrain.

  • Maximum group size is 8 people.

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.


Small-Group Tour of Auckland's Volcanoes ratings based on 6 verified reviews

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4.6 out of 5

4/5 23 Apr 2019

Having a small group Mike was able to personalise the experience. Leading up to the tour Mike was very prompt we n responding to questions.

2 Oct 2017

I was unlucky choosing a windy raining day to to a volcanoes tour but Mike (my tour instructor) was so encouraging and turning the adverse weather into a great journey of mountain climbing and volcano exploring! I was so glad that I can visit all the volcanoes and understand its formation/activities and named history ☺️My favorite part is where I can go down the creators to touch the ashes left from these volcanoes! Highly recommend this tour! Don't let nature stop your curiousity !