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Address: Access off Hillside Crescent | Mount Eden Road, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
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A trip up the highest volcanic peak in mainland Auckland offers striking...

A trip up the highest volcanic peak in mainland Auckland offers striking views of the downtown area and harbor.

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$36.59*
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Cultural Walking Tour on Mount Eden
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$58.54*
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Half-Day Volcano Tour from Auckland
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$175.63*
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Private Tour: Auckland City and Countryside Tour

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A main atraction in Auckland

If you want to see the remains of a crater, this would be a good place to go in Aucklnad. It is not far from the city center. How to go: you can take the Outer Link bus (Yellow... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Big walk on asphalt and not really special. Not really good signed and a lot of tourists. I was disappointed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you want to see the remains of a crater, this would be a good place to go in Aucklnad. It is not far from the city center. How to go: you can take the Outer Link bus (Yellow Line) and the bus journey is about 30 mins. The main stop in city centre is at 10 Wellesby St East.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My lovely wife and I took some family visiting from overseas up Mount Eden. As you can no longer drive your car to the top, you have the opportunity to enjoy the walk up, and down. We walked slowly up the road which allows glimpses of the suburbs around the mount. At the top you really do see a pretty... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to that nice park to admire several views of downtown Aukland, the bays, the ocean and the craters all around. The perfect place to walk, take lovely pictures and appreciate great landscapes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here today from many recommendations. Short bus trip from the city centre. Walk was easy enough for me who struggles with Hills. Probably took 20 minutes max and we took the back hilly route. Loved the view of the city and crater. Free and magical. A must do! Bring water there is not water available and the shops are... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there on a very windy afternoon and this place attracts the wind! It is striking how perfectly shaped and steep the caldera is and of course there is a great view of Auckland from the top. Worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Far better than paying for sky tower and much closer than Rangitoto. This mount has all of the best views around the city and suburbs. Car-accessible but better as a hike. Must do! (And free!)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Allow 30 mins to 1 hour. You can see the entire city from the top of the mountain. Created by a volcanic eruption. Prepare for gusty winds and cold weather even in the summer

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great park with excellent views of the whole city. Nice easy walk up to the top. Took a taxi from our hotel, then had to Uber a return as not many taxis around afterward.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The view was great, offering not only city view but also a natural view. It offers a elegant view that can only be found here. A must go for all Auckland visitors.

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