Auckland
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  • Auckland: Maritime Museum Entry Ticket

    1. Auckland: Maritime Museum Entry Ticket

    Take a trip to the Maritime Museum and spend a few hours learning about one of the most maritime nations in the world. Go deep inside the stories and narratives of those affected by the sea through galleries, displays, special exhibitions, and more.  Discover the relationship between the sea and other factors such as immigration, trade, design, innovation, and leisure.  The Museum houses one of the nation’s most important heritage collections which covers the breadth of our relationship with the sea; from the Great Pacific Migration a thousand years ago to the cutting edge of modern technology and design used in America’s Cup and modern yachting. Suitable for all the family, there is something for everyone at the museum thanks to the poignancy of the personal connections and stories told here. 

  • Auckland: Odyssey Sensory Maze Entrance Ticket

    2. Auckland: Odyssey Sensory Maze Entrance Ticket

    Embark on an otherworldly adventure and explore a maze of different rooms, each creatively designed to test your senses. Navigate quirky obstacles, feel your way through dark spaces, and be surprised by unusual sound and lighting effects and mind-bending illusions. Dive into a truly immersive sensory experience and make your way through Odyssey at your own pace. Undertake a journey like no other as you get hands-and-feet-on with this unique, labyrinthine world.

    Great experience just wish it was longer. Some of the features in the sound room did not work.

  • Auckland War Memorial Museum Entry Ticket

    3. Auckland War Memorial Museum Entry Ticket

    Regarded as one of the finest museums in the southern hemisphere, discover this museum's renowned and unique collection of Maori and Pacific treasures. House on one of the nation's best heritage buildings, the museum's 3 floors tell the story of New Zealand. From the great Polynesian voyages that brought people to Aotearoa to the diverse cultures and communities of Auckland, Auckland Museum portrays the rich diversity of New Zealand in an informative and spectacular way. From the museum, admire stunning views across the city, Waitemata Harbour, Hauraki Gulf and its islands.

    I almost enjoyed the walk through the winter Gardens more, to be honest. The museum was well laid out and the kid's area in the Science museum is just breathtaking!

  • Auckland: Maori Cultural Experience Tour

    4. Auckland: Maori Cultural Experience Tour

    Your half-day tour through Auckland’s indigenous culture begins with morning pickup from Auckland CBD. The first stop on your tour of New Zealand’s most bustling city is Michael Joseph Savage Memorial, more commonly known as Bastion Point, the site of significant Maori protests against intrusion onto their land by European settlers.  Afterwards, head off towards the volcanic vistas of One Tree Hill, which has significance as a Maori memorial site, and to the Wintergardens, a complex of heated gardens which date back over 100 years. Your sightseeing caps off with a visit to the Mt. Eden Volcano, the city’s most significant volcanic cone, where you’ll get unmatched views of the city and harbor. All the while, your guide will help you to understand Maori history, even teaching you some Maori sayings along the way. The last stop of your tour is at the Auckland Museum, where you’ll see a fa...

  • Auckland: Hīkoi To Britomart Māori Art Walking Tour

    5. Auckland: Hīkoi To Britomart Māori Art Walking Tour

    Join a passionate kaiārahi (tour guide) to explore significant Māori public artworks in the heart of Tāmaki Makaurau. Discover a number of artworks, along with 4 new commissions at Britomart, installed as a satellite to the exhibition, Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art. Grab your walking shoes and meet your kaiārahi at the Gallery's information desk and view multiple art installations over the one-kilometre hīkoi to Takutai Square. Explore in the center of Britomart’s bar and restaurant precinct from a new perspective and benefit from the headsets that are provided for ease of hearing.

    I have lived in Auckland mt entire life and I learnt more in the 45 minutes then in a long time. The guide was both humorous and informative and made us feel at ease. This was also a great price point which meant I could take 4 others with me. I would recommend this to anyone

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What people are saying about Auckland

Cool museum (more than just wartime exhibits)

We thoroughly enjoyed the museum, but don't let it's name fool you - the museum does have an exhibit that showcases New Zealand's participation in WWII, but it also features a large natural history section and an early peoples exhibit. I particularly enjoyed the natural history exhibit as the knowledge I gained helped me during the rest of our 12-day trip. I was even able to answer some of our guide's questions during our excursion down into the Waitomo glowworm caves :)

I have lived in Auckland mt entire life and I learnt more in the 45 minutes then in a long time. The guide was both humorous and informative and made us feel at ease. This was also a great price point which meant I could take 4 others with me. I would recommend this to anyone

I almost enjoyed the walk through the winter Gardens more, to be honest. The museum was well laid out and the kid's area in the Science museum is just breathtaking!

Great experience just wish it was longer. Some of the features in the sound room did not work.