Auckland Tours and Rentals
There are many tours available in Auckland, giving you ample opportunities to view the city and countryside first hand. These can range from tours just round the town to day trips to the beautiful islands just off shore. There are also places that kids will enjoy going to such as the zoo or the arctic underwater world. During the slower seasons, there are often holiday specials and packages that can save you some money, to help stretch that holiday budget.
Off the coast and a short ride out are the picturesque islands of Waiheke and Great Barrier Island. Once there you are able to explore the island to your heart’s content or take one of the numerous in-depth tours offered. Due to the amount of activities available and the numerous places you can explore on your own, accommodation is also offered on both islands. This means you can soak up the sun without having to leave the peaceful lull of the waves on the beach.
On the Wilderness Experience Eco Tour, you will get shown the true wilderness of Auckland. They run the tour through the lush rainforests of Waitakere Ranges and onto the beaches of the wild and rugged west coast. When you go on this tour, you will have experienced the power of nature and will be amazed by the beauty of the black sand beaches.
Apart from just walking around the zoo pointing out the different animals, Auckland Zoo actually run different guided tours so you can learn the most about your favorite animal. ZOOM is a backstage tour where you get an exclusive and up close look and learn about some of the world’s most beautiful and most endangered animals. For a different spin on seeing the animals, there is also a night time tour. Whether you sleep over, stay for a barbecue, or just experience the guided night walk, it will be a night to remember.
Kelly Tarlton’s Antarctic Encounter & Underwater World can be a mouthful for little kids but they will surely learn some cool things here. They have two different species of penguin, the King and the Gentoo, both of which can be viewed and have interesting facts about each one, just waiting to be told. Nibble on some facts about the four species of Shark which cruise Kelly Tarlton’s tanks. There’s New Zealand’s most common Shark, the Sevengill, and the School Shark. The racehorse of Shark, the Bronze Whaler cruises our waters from spring until autumn and the Australian Carpet Shark, the Wobbegong.
Auckland offers a range of accommodation to help your holiday become a lot easier and more enjoyable. There are backpacker hostels for the people with lower budgets or just passing through, up to the lavish resorts for those who like to stay in luxury accommodation. If you have any frustration trying to book your holiday, our great staff will be happy to help. You can contact us by email or phone on our Australian freecall number (1800 815 378).