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Combo: Auckland Explorer Bus + Sky Tower Tickets

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The pocket-friendly combo ticket offers you the best of both worlds - a Auckland hop on hop off bus tour to explore the city at your own pace, and entry to the Sky Tower to get a bird's eye view of the city.

highlights

  • Save money with this combo ticket to board the red open-top double-decker Soaring Kiwi bus or yellow double-decker Auckland Explorer Bus for a hop-on hop-off tour of Auckland's best attractions and entry ticket to the Sky Tower.

  • Discover interesting facts about Auckland's history, culture, and architecture by listening to the English commentary available on board.

  • With the 1-day or 2-day hop-on hop-off tour options, you can create your own itinerary and explore Auckland at your own pace.

  • Get admission to the top of Auckland's Sky Tower, the tallest building in the southern hemisphere with this combo ticket.

  • With 9 stops spread all around the city, you are free to tour all of the city's key attractions at your own expense.

  • Visit the Auckland Art Gallery, one of the country's renowned art galleries, and Auckland War Memorial Museum, which features exhibits on New Zealand's Maori heritage and its role in World War II.

  • After touring Holy Trinity Cathedral, one of the world's greatest wooden gothic monuments, wander through Parnell Village's charming shops and cafes.

  • Visit Bastion Point for breathtaking views of the city and the harbor and SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium for up-close interactions with penguins and a variety of marine life.

  • Spend hours exploring the engaging displays at the All Black Experience, featuring the history of rugby, or at Weta Workshop Unleashed, which offers a glimpse at how special effects are produced for movies.

  • Please click here for the detailed route map and boarding points.

inclusions

Auckland Explorer Bus

  • 1-day/2-day hop-on hop-off pass

  • Onboard English commentary

Sky Tower

  • Admission to Sky Tower

exclusions

Auckland Explorer Bus

  • Admission to attractions

Sky Tower

  • Access to Sky Walk and Sky Jump

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Visit the Sky Tower and Auckland's Best Attractions

This combo ticket is the perfect choice if you want to see Auckland's skyline from the top vantage point and also spend your day discovering the best of Auckland aboard a hop-on hop-off bus, that too at exciting rates!

This ticket includes admission to the Sky Tower, Auckland's tallest skyscraper. Don't forget to take in the expansive city views from the observation deck and partake in activities like Sky Jumping off the tower and Sky Walking by the pergola at an additional cost.

You can also enjoy the add-on immersive experiences such as the All Black Experience, which focuses on the history of rugby, or Weta Workshop Unleashed, which shows how special effects are created for movies located just 1km away from Sky Tower.

Why You Should Get Onboard

Start your city trip by boarding the red open-top double-decker Soaring Kiwi bus or yellow double-decker Auckland Explorer Bus , and use the on-board audio guide to learn about the best attractions as you pass by. Get off at any stop to continue your exploration at your own leisure.

Additionally, with 9 stops spread across the city, there is a lot to discover on your own expense. Relax, have a picnic, or just meander around Albert Park's Victorian formal garden. Take the next bus to Newmarket, which has a number of boutique stores and cafes.

To find out more about the country's war history, go to the Auckland War Memorial Museum. In the same area, be sure to visit the Auckland Art Gallery, which has a magnificent collection of artwork from all around the world, including New Zealand.

For a glimpse of some of the city's historic highlights, such as the Holy Trinity Cathedral, a majestic Gothic building, and Parnell Village, a charming colonial-style shopping district, head east.

Go to Bastion Point, a historically significant site on Auckland's eastern border that boasts stunning city views. At SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium, you can wrap up your journey after experiencing close encounters with marine life.

Route

Please click here for the detailed route map and boarding points.

know before you go

Important Information

  • The audio guide is available in English.

  • Facilities: Wheelchair Accessibility, Pram/Stroller Accessibility.

  • Note that the following is not allowed on this tour: large bags.

  • The tour circuit takes about 60-minutes to complete a full, non-stop loop.

Schedule

Yellow Line

  • Popular stops on the route are Auckland Museum, Holy Trinity Cathedral, and more.

  • Frequency: Every 30 mins.

  • The first bus is at 9am from Downtown stop and the last bus is at 5pm.

Blue Line

  • Popular stops on the route are Newmarket, Auckland Museum, and more.

  • Frequency: Every 30 mins.

  • The first bus is at 9am from Downtown stop and the last bus is at 5pm.

Timings

Auckland Explorer Bus

  • Daily: 9am to 5pm

Sky Tower

Sun to Thu: 9:30am - 6pm (Last entry at 5:30pm)

Fri and Sat: 9:30am - 8pm (Last entry at 7:30pm)

my tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please display the same at each ticket redemption point along with a valid photo ID.

Ticket Redemption Point

Sky Tower

  • Show your ticket at Sky Tower.

  • Address: Victoria Street West, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Auckland Explorer Bus

  • Show your e-voucher & redeem the physical tickets.

  • You can board the bus for the hop-on-hop-off tour from any of the boarding points mentioned here.

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