Highlights / General details
The Auckland Explorer Bus is a HOP ON HOP OFF sightseeing tour visiting Auckland's big 14 attractions, with full commentary.
Guided Tour, Hotel pickup and drop off from hotels located in South Auckland or Mangere(airport) areas or Greenlane & Newmarket to City area, Hop-on and Hop-off. Service With a total of 8 Stops: Ferry Building, Bastion Pouint Lookout, Kelly Tarltons, Parnell Rose Gardens, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Auckland Museum, Parnell Village, Civic Theater Corner.
Available languages: There is English commentary on the bus. Chinese, French, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese and German timetables and information sheets are available on the bus or web site.
Hours of operation
The Summer Timetable runs from 1 September until 13 April. The Winter Timetable runs from 14 April until 30 September.
The Summer service starts at the PHILIPS Corner/Princes Wharf bus stop every 30 minutes from 9:00am - 4:00pm to finish at 5:00pm. (9:45am from SkyCity) The Satellite Bus which does a different circuit leaving from the Auckland Museum, connects with the main Explorer Bus at 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm and 3:30pm. (Terminating at 4:30pm)
The Winter service starts at the PHILIPS Corner/Princes Wharf bus stop every hour on the hour 10:00am - 3:00pm (to finish at 4:00pm) or from 9:45am from SkyCity. The Satellite Bus connects with the main Explorer Bus at 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, and 2:30pm (Terminates at 3:30pm)
The Auckland Explorer Bus leaves from the Philips Corner/Princes Wharf, Downtown Auckland – near the entrance to Princes Wharf.
Children age 3 and younger are admitted free of charge.
City streets can be temporarily closed for street parades, celebrations and road works. These closures may affect the running time of the explorer services. This applies especially on Saturday and Sunday afternoons on hot summer days due to traffic congestions along the waterfront.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**