Wheelchair Friendly Auckland Guided Tour
If you’re looking for a fantastic mix of what makes Auckland an exceptional appeal for travelers of all walks of life, look no further!! Our Wheelchair Friendly Auckland Guided Tour has much to offer, from the timeless elegance of graceful heritage buildings to shopper’s and foodie’s paradise — all so close together! Enjoy the atmospheric surroundings while your private local guide unfolds inspirational stories of Auckland as a multi-faceted hub of food, music, arts and culture. You will be excited to hear about Auckland’s Maori heritage, European colonization and New Zealand culture today. You’ll discover the city’s award-winning Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, top-notch food spots, gracefully-cherished Albert park with astonishing sculptures of notable persons of New Zealand’s rich dramatic history, a bunch of one-of-a-kind street art. Enjoy a refreshment break in numerous eateries and spoil yourself in cutting-edge local boutiques using all wheelchair-accessible routes.
The tour begins as your friendly smiling local guide meets you at your centrally located Auckland hotel and then navigates you to the historic Queen street, the axis on which the city spins. Once you’re there, the street will welcome you with its trendiest shops and unceasing little malls whose countless glossy spectacular facades accompany you all along, let alone their tempting legendary sales. Then you will immerse yourself into a green space of a meticulously-kept Albert Park whose shady paths with formal gardens and sunny lawns give grandeur and tranquility in the middle of the vibrant city. You will hear a dramatic story of Queen Victoria’s monument among many others and learn why this prominent park has earned a special place in the hearts of Aucklanders.
You will continue your Wheelchair Friendly Auckland Guided Tour as you are guided to Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki where history, heritage and culture are brought to life at New Zealand ‘s most extensive collection of national and international art. You will explore major holdings of historic, modern and contemporary art and learn exciting stories of the first contact between Māori and European explorers back in the 1600s. Then you will check out numerous unique eateries to uncover the city’s superb cuisine. Be you a serious foodie or simply wishing a casual bite or feeling like a glass of craft beer, delicious local produce will never leave you untouched. Prepare to treat yourself at an elegant hotel restaurant as the tour includes an indulgence or two. Rest assured that legendary chocolate tasting, quirky gift shops and designer homewares will definitely leave you armed with loads of local treats.
Finally, a short ride uptown on the local bus will reveal a vibrant artsy neighborhood to round up your fascinating tour at the legendary Auckland Town Hall with its distinctive clock tower. You are sure to get amazed to discover what makes it such a prominent landmark in the heart of the city. No doubt, such a multifaceted gem of Auckland with its legendary rich tradition of hospitality is sure to remain the city you love and will definitely desire to return.
The Wheelchair Friendly Auckland Guided Tour features:
- Convenient accessible tour routes confirmed to be wheelchair accessible (step and curb free and accessible toilets along the route).
- Accessible walking/rolling tour of the colorful Auckland area
- Experience the culture of Auckland, and its history narrated by your experienced local tour guide
- Queen street
- Albert Park
- Art Gallery (Toi o Tāmaki)
- Town Hall
Wheelchair Friendly Auckland Guided Tour has received a 3 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it is entirely step-free, and there is no need for transportation on this tour. It did not receive a higher rating because the downtown area of Auckland is older and you may encounter some small areas of slight uphill areas.
On this tour, your tour guide will lead you using wheelchair-accessible routes with paved sidewalks and surfaces and curb cuts.
Curb cuts are used for easy wheelchair access.
Tour duration: 3 hours
Cost: $220 for 1 people, $365 for 2 people, $510 for 3 people, $655 for 4 people, $800 for 5 people, $945 for 6 people, $1090 for 7 people, $1235 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.
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