Auckland Explorer Bus

from Auckland
Book online or call: 0800 744 487 or +64 9 583 5790

from $50 NZD

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  • 1 hours
  • Hotel pickup/drop-off offered
  • Offered in: English and 1 more


Embark on a city sightseeing adventure where you can hop on and hop off as you like while listening to entertaining commentary; Auckland Explorer Bus is the best way to discover the most popular things to see and do in Auckland. Climb aboard the modern sightseeing bus, complete with an open-top or glass roof and prepare to explore the City of Sails at your leisure!

With buses departing every 30 minutes, the 24-hour or 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus pass takes you to Downtown Auckland, Sky City, Auckland Museum, Parnell Village, Sea Life Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium, and many more of the best things to see and do in Auckland.

Hop-on and hop-off at any of the dedicated Auckland Explorer Bus stops along the tour route, using your 24 or 48-hour pass. Your ticket will include a unique QR code that you can show the driver every time you board the bus. Your driver will scan the QR code to validate your ticket. Pre-purchase your tickets online to save time and your tickets and QR code will be emailed to you.

What's Included

  • Glass Roof and Open Top Buses
  • Daily Departures
  • Visit the Top Auckland Sights
  • English Commentary
  • Choose from 24 or 48 hour passes


  • 9:00 am
    First Departure from Downtown Auckland
  • 4:00 pm
    Last Departure from Downtown Auckland

Hotel Pickup/Drop-off

No hotel pick ups available

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final. Tickets cannot be exchanged or money refunded by Auckland Explorer Bus staff. Refunds are at Auckland Explorer Bus Management’s discretion and only in exceptional circumstances and within 7 days of purchasing the ticket.


0800 744 487

International Calls: +64 9 583 5790Our contact centre is open 6.30am-8pm daily (NZDT).

Reference tour code: EXB

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