Organized tours

Organized Tours

This information can be obtained by either visiting the web sites of the major monuments or by googling the term “tour operators” along with the name of the city.  
At the visitor center, one can book half or full day tours. Generally speaking, the half day tours cover sightseeing highlights.
    1.    Mike's Garden Tours (tel./fax 09/846-5350;
    2.    Tamaki Hikoi (tel. 0800/282-552 in NZ) – walking tour of the Maori area.
    3.    Bush & Beach (tel. 09/837-4130)– coastal experience tour.
    4.    Potiki Adventures (tel. 0800/692-3836 in NZ). – specializes in Maori tours.
    5.    Fullers Auckland, Ferry Building, Quay Street (tel. 09/367-9111)- water tours.
    6.    The Pride of Auckland, at the National Maritime Museum, Quay Street (tel. 09/373-4557;) offers a dinner cruise.
    7.    Soren Larsen (tel. 0800/767-365 in NZ, or 09/817-8799;), for tall ship tours available December through February.
    8.    Sail New Zealand (tel. 0800/397-567 in NZ, or 09/359-5987;),
    9.    Island Escape Cruises (tel. 09/358-1717; ) for longer cruises.
 

                  

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