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Auckland Maori Luxury Tour

See the very best sights of Tamaki Makaurau (Auckland) and the wild West Coast with an indigenous guide. Explore some of Auckland’s amazing volcanoes, historic Devonport and the Waitakere Ranges with its subtropical rain-forestand black sand beaches, all through the eyes of an indigenous guide. Marvel at views of Maungawhau (Mount Eden) plus Takarunga (Mount Victoria) to see some of Auckland’s ancient volcanoes. Learn about Maori culture, myths and legends as well as the ancestors who shaped this land. Visit Auckland and its stunning West Coast Waitakere Ranges. The tour includes a gourmet lunch and luxury transport.

Highlights
  • Take in magnificent views of several ancient volcanoes including Rangitoto Island in the Hauraki Gulf, at 600 years the largest & youngest of all the volcanoes in Auckland;
  • Explore Auckland Domain, Auckland’s 2nd largest volcano and home of the Auckland Museum & Winter-garden;
  • Drive through the boutique suburb of Parnell with its many colonial homes;
  • Experience Tamaki Drive with sweeping views across the Waitemata Harbour toward Bastion Point & Mission Bay, Auckland city's most well-known beach;
  • Ride over the Auckland Harbour Bridge and see the beautiful marine village of Devonport;
  • Head through Titirangi (Maori for Fringe of Heaven), an artists’ enclave on the Manukau Harbour on the way to Auckland’s West Coast toward Te Wao Nui o Tiriwa (the great forest of the Maori Ancestor Tiriwa – a descendent of the great ancestral Tainui Waka / canoe);
  • Visit Arataki (Pathways to Learning) Visitor Centre at the gateway to Auckland's famous West Coast with its soaring cliffs, roaring surf and spectacular, volcanic black sand beaches;
  • View magnificent ocean vistas in our famous Waitakere Ranges with its unique indigenous flora and fauna in an ancient native rain-forest including our New Zealand Christmas Trees (Pohutukawa) and the iconic Kauri Trees;
 
Auckland Maori Luxury Tour
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TIME Unlimited ToursAuckland Maori Luxury Tour
TIME Unlimited ToursAuckland Maori Luxury Tour
TIME Unlimited ToursAuckland Maori Luxury Tour
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Full Itinerary & Rates
TIME Unlimited Tours delivers an unforgettable cultural tour by helping visitors gain a sense of place where Maori culture is integrated into the tour with you and your interest levels at the centre of experience. This tour gives you the chance to experience Auckland like a local through the eyes of a passionate guide, who can share their cultural knowledge and upbringing along with special aspects of the Maori culture.

The tour also features culturally significant locations in the Auckland area. This is a great opportunity for you to satisfy your curiosity and love for discovering indigenous cultures, while in a small group setting, or as a private option (this can be booked as a separate tour). Enabling you to ask all the questions you want which is encouraged as a two-way dialogue for better awareness and to promote understanding of New Zealand’ indigenous Maori Culture. TIME Unlimited Tours shares Maori Culture in a culturally safe way so it is not the best-kept secret but instead remembered for its unique qualities as a living culture. Maori culture is a unique point of difference for those wanting to experience the real New Zealand. During the tour, you will learn about Maori history as well as aspects of modern life, which integrates many of the traditions of the past into today’s New Zealand way of life.

During our Auckland Maori Tour you will see…

In Auckland City and Devonport:

  • Great views of several ancient volcanoes in the Auckland volcanic field
  • Marvel at the architecture of Auckland Museum, one of New Zealand’s most beautiful buildings as you drive through the Auckland Domain
  • Drive through the suburb of Parnell, restored in the old colonial style and with many beautiful mansions, and along the waterfront of Tamaki Drive to see several of the stunning beaches
  • Mission Bay, arguably Auckland’s most well-known beach with lovely golden sand and safe swimming
  • Great views along Tamaki Drive with its avenues of native trees and of the famous Waitemata Harbour, which in Maori means "sparkling waters", the Hauraki Gulf and the mystical island volcano Rangitoto Island
  • The Auckland Harbour Bridge, spanning the Waitemata Harbour with its sparkling blue waters dotted with white sails
  • Devonport, the picturesque old North Shore marine village nestled in the shadow of historic Mount Victoria with great cafes and boutiques. In Devonport you will see Takarunga (Mount Victoria) with stunning views back across to Auckland city. Takarunga is also the final resting place of Patuone, one of the chief negotiators and signatories of Aotearoa/ New Zealand’s founding document. Patuone is one of Ceillhe Tewhare Teneti Sperath (Director of TIME Unlimited Tours) direct ancestors

Auckland's West Coast and Waitakere Ranges:

  • Drive through Titirangi (Maori for Fringe of Heaven), the artists’ enclave on the Manukau Harbour
  • The Arataki Visitor Centre at the gateway to Auckland's famous West Coast with its very interesting displays and magnificent views over the Manukau Harbour
  • Te Wao Nui o Tiriwa, (ancient forest of Tiriwa) the indigenous forest covering the Waitakere Ranges to the west of Auckland. Walk among unique indigenous trees and plants, learn their Maori names and their importance as both food and medicine. Meet some of our shy bush-dwelling native birds. Hear the lore and legends of the bush
  • Spectacular ocean vistas along Auckland’s wild West Coast in our famous Waitakere Ranges
  • Unique indigenous flora and fauna
  • Te Taihauuru (the famous ‘Wild West Coast’) with its unique and spectacular black sand beaches, windswept cliffs and roaring surf
  • We visit the most stunning of all the black sand beaches on Auckland's famous West Coast!
  • Ancient native rainforest including our New Zealand Christmas Trees (Pohutukawa Trees) and our amazing Kauri Trees, some of the world's great trees.

Rate Information: (NZ$)

Rates per Adult (NZ$)

Low Season (1 April – 30 September) - $275*

High Season (1 October – 31 March) - $295*

*Lunch included in rate

Children 4-11 years 50% off adult price

This Tour is available for a minimum of 2 people. If you would like to make a booking for one person click here to enquire.

Tour Type: Small Group Tour

View our Additional Information section below for a breakdown on the difference between Small Group Tours and Private tours, along with all inclusions explained.
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FAQ
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Additional Information

Tour Inclusions:

  • Fully guided service in luxury vehicle
  • Pick-up/drop-off within Auckland’s Downtown area including Cruise wharf terminal (for airport transfer please refer to our private tours)
  • Tour times: 9am to 5pm
  • Complimentary snacks, eco-water bottles
  • Lunch
  • All taxes
  • 2-15 passengers shared, small group tour basis.

Please bring: Outdoor clothing for the day’s weather conditions and sensible flat walking shoes, sun hat, sunscreen, your camera and a smile.

Age Information:

  • Adults are from 12 years
  • Children's age is between 4 and 11 years
  • Infants age is 0-3 years (Please note: we are only able host infants on our Private Tours)
  • Our Private Tours can be for any number of guests

General Information:

  • Accommodation, Attractions/Entry Fees and Meals (unless specified) are not included;
  • All tours are able to be booked as Auckland Shore Excursions from Cruise ships berthed at the port of Auckland;
  • All our Private Tours can be offered in foreign languages such as German, French, Spanish and others but are subject to availability and additional fees apply. Please request this additional service at the time of booking along with any other special client requirements (i.e. dietary requirements, mobility issues, medical information / equipment requests, children’s ages for NZ child seat rules, special reasons for travel, etc);
  • On Private Tours, pick-up and drop-off locations can be from your designated accommodation, airport, cruise ship or other location. Please specify the location when booking. When pick-up is from a designated meeting place including cruise ship terminal or airport, we would really appreciate receiving your mobile phone number with the booking. This will ensure we are able to contact and locate you if required, when we are not picking up directly from your accommodation.

Tour Inclusions:

  • Fully guided service in luxury vehicle with pick-up/drop-off within Auckland’s Downtown area including Cruise wharf terminal (for airport transfer please refer to our private tours)
  • Complimentary snacks, eco-water bottles and iconic NZ Tasters & Resource Box
  • NZ ‘Kiwi’ Gift per booking
  • All taxes
  • 2-15 passengers shared, small group tour basis
  • Driver/Host-Guide Expenses 
  • Lunch included
  • Please bring: Outdoor clothing for the day’s weather conditions and sensible flat walking shoes, sun hat, sunscreen, your camera and a smile.

Our Different Tour Types:

Small Group Tours are operated on a non-exclusive basis with other guests min 2 pax and max 15 pax and are priced on a per person basis.

Private Tours are operated exclusively for our guests and are priced per day per passenger for any group size from 1 pax to any number required.

Please note: when we incorporate visits to attractions on Private Tours (these must be specifically stated as included, otherwise entry fees to attractions are NOT included on our Private Tours), these may or may not be private depending on what is booked. Our Private Tours on the other hand will be private just for your party.

Cancellation Policy:

Click here to view our most up to date Cancellation Policy located on our Terms and Conditions page.
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If you would like to make a 1pax booking please click here to contact us

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Your Auckland Tour was the best day out we have had. Great tour with lots of interesting info from someone who was more like a friend than a tour guide. Thank you very much!
Neill Sperath
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Our Guides
Neill Sperath is a passionate New Zealander by choice. He is of Irish and German descent and has become a proud New Zealander and a New Zealand citizen since relocating from Europe many years ago, after falling in love with New Zealand and Ceillhe. Previous to that he lived mainly in Ireland and Germany and is well travelled, having visited over 50 countries so far. Before coming to New Zealand Neill managed several large shopping centres in Europe.
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