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Highlights of Auckland Accessible Driving Tour

When you need a break from the urban hustle, you will enjoy an opportunity to unveil the intriguing and peaceful landscapes of Auckland. On this memorable 3-hour Highlights of Auckland Accessible Driving Tour you will do just that!
Using an accessible van, your private tour guide will escort you on an adventure driving through the scenic Tamaki Drive that allows you to experience the panoramic views of extensive grass areas, the elegant coastal suburb of the celebrated Mission Bay with a prominent Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park, explore firsthand the remnants of defense fortifications of the historical Bastion Point, find yourself enjoying abundant breathtaking photo views of Auckland City Skyline from the idyllic Achilles Point, feel the thrill of being on the dormant volcanic summit of One Tree Hill. Be prepared for an extra ‘wow experience’ from stunning unobstructed city views from the highest volcano of Mount Eden (Maungawhau). You will have plenty of opportunities to exit the vehicle to experience the different sites firsthand to fully immerse yourself in the area and its rich cultural and historical heritage.

Start your journey in Auckland by being picked up in a fully accessible van and private tour guide at your centrally located accessible Auckland hotel or cruise port. From here, you will head out on a 3-hour wheelchair-friendly adventure that is packed with the absolute best of Auckland and its surrounding area. During your beautiful drive, you’ll visit the spectacular Mission Bay offering a fascinating walking/rolling experience in the beautifully kept M J Savage Memorial Park Reserve featuring a landmark obelisk commemorating a prominent figure of New Zealand’s most beloved Prime Minister. Pause to enjoy the spectacular views of the volcanic island Rangitoto, the iconic Harbor Bridge, the remarkable Waitemata Harbor, and an impressive Auckland City Skyline.

During this Highlights of Auckland Accessible Driving Tour, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a huge selection of cafes and food outlets along park line picnic areas (cost not included). Next, enjoy a scenic drive along the spiraling roadway boasting extensive pastures and ancient Maori fortifications on both sides to get straight onto the summit (tihi) of One Tree Hill (Maungakiekie) and be amazed both by theatrical landscapes from above and the name-origin story of the spot.

No journey to Auckland is complete without the warm-hearted charm of the highest volcano cone of Mount Eden which is sure to spark your passion for stunning photos against unimpeded views. Weather permitting, your impressive photo collection will be enriched by iconic views of the Sky Tower, the Auckland Harbor Bridge, the Waitakere Ranges and out to Rangitoto Island, to name a few. The icing on the cake and grand finale of the tour will be a visit to the impressive bowl- shaped volcano crater which is sure to remain imprinted in your memory for yours to come.

The Highlights of Auckland Accessible Driving Tour features:

  • Convenient accessible tour routes confirmed to be wheelchair accessible (step and curb free and accessible toilets along the route).
  • Accessible driving tour in an accessible vehicle equipped with a ramp or lift.
  • Experience the best of Auckland firsthand without having to worry about accessibility!

Tour Highlights

  • Mission Bay Coastal suburb
  • Bastion Point (including MJ Savage Memorial).
  • One Tree Hill
  • Achilles Point
  • Mount Eden Volcano
  • Harbor Bridge and Auckland City skyline

Accessibility Details

Highlights of Auckland Accessible Driving tour has received a 4 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it is entirely step-free. It did not receive a higher rating because the areas can get crowded easily which makes navigating in a wheelchair more challenging. Please note, accessible restroom stops will be included along the route.

This tour uses an accessible vehicle equipped with either a ramp or lift.

The tour is wheelchair friendly so your guide will take you to spots where you do not need to go on any steps and use the ramps as needed.

 

Tour Details

Tour duration: 3 hours.

Cost: $625 for 1 people, $975 for 2 people, $1325 for 3 people, $1675 for 4 people, $2025 for 5 people, $2375 for 6 people, $2725 for 7 people, $3075 for 8 people

Days of the week the tour is offered: 7 days a week
Meet-up time: TBD
Meet-up place: Your centrally located accessible Auckland hotel.
Dress code: Weather suitable clothing advised
Entrance tickets: Included.
Not included: Snacks/meals and gratuities.

Cancellation policy:To review our cancellation policy please click: HERE

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