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Mount Eden

Address: Access off Hillside Crescent | Mount Eden Road, Auckland, New Zealand
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Ranked #8 of 88 Attractions in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Volcanos, Outdoors
Owner description: A trip up the highest volcanic peak in mainland Auckland offers...
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Type: Volcanos, Outdoors
Owner description: A trip up the highest volcanic peak in mainland Auckland offers striking views of the downtown area and harbor.
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Mount Eden or Maunga Whau (mountain of the whau tree) is a great place to go to stretch the legs and get above the the hub hub of Auckland's CBD. From a lookout above the volcanic crater you get 360º views over the isthmus city. You'll find plenty of evidence of Maori habitations landscaped along the trails and in the... More 

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scotland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We went with hop-on hop-off bus, and stopped by for about an hour. The view was fantanstic, and the thought of standing right in front of a volcano was overwhelmed. But... thats about it. A nice spot for picnic though.

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adelaide
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

standing on top of a volcano in middle of city with fantastic 360 degree views, probably only 1 in the world. local shops are excellent too.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

It is the highest point and certainly the best place to have a bird eye view of the city. It is not too far away from the city so quite convenient to pay a visit as well.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

It was a couple of km's walk from my hostel but it was all the way through the city so a good way to explore. There is a route to the top via car but I walked. The views from the top were pretty spectacular and if you don't wish to pay for the sky tower, then check out Mount... More 

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Markham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

360 degrees view of the city, definitely worth the visit, you can see the volcano crater and walk around it

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

This is the best view of Auckland, far better than the Sky Tower and free. The surrounding village of Mt Eden is also very lovely.

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Touget, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

A bit of a steep climb but well worth it when you get to the top : you then have a 360° view of Auckland and its surroundings.

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Heidelberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I think Mount Eden is one of the highest vulcanoes in Auckland. The view over the city is great. And it doesnt take to long to walk oup there. You can even drive up there by car. at the bottom there is some space to play with the dog

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

visit the area have a coffee and lunch after you enjoyed the view of Auckland from top of mount Eden. Its a must do for a tourist and also as a local

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