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Explorer Bus 24-Hour Ticket, Aquarium and Sky Tower

Price: $85.00
Ages 4 and under are free.
Explorer Bus 24-hour Ticket Aquarium and Sky Tower
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This 3.5 hour tour is perfect for first-timers to Auckland as well as those who are short on time yet want to see some of the city highlights. You and your group will board the Explorer Bus Red Tour at the waterfront and take a short ride out to Sea Life Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium where you will have the chance to get up close and personal with the animals and marine life.

Walk by 30 live animal exhibits and through underwater viewing tunnels to see a wide variety of animals including sharks, stingrays, jellyfish, and more. This aquarium also has the largest exhibit of Antarctic penguins in the world as well as the world's only display of spiny sea dragons.

Continue on to Sky Tower, the tallest building in Auckland, where you can ride the glass lifts to 1 of 3 viewing platforms and be rewarded with 80 meter panoramic views. The accompanying Sky City Complex offers several bars, cafes, casinos and more to keep you entertained.

The Explorer Bus Red Tour is a hop on-hop off double-decker tour equipped with a PA system providing GPS commentary that follows a 60 minute circuit to Auckland's main attractions including Bastion Point Lookout, Parnell Rose Gardens, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Auckland Museum, and Wintergardens. You 24-hour Explorer Bus provides transportation to and from the pier to the Sky Tower, Sea Life Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium and the entrance fees, as well as additional sightseeing options. Book now and be sure to bring your camera!

Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type
Active, Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration
24 Hours
Activity Level
Shore Excursion Leaves From
A 5 to 10-minute walk from the Cruise Ship Pier. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable, casual seasonal clothing and comfortable walking shoes. Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen are suggested.
Guests must be able to step in and off the bus. Folding wheelchairs can be stored based on a first come basis in the limited storage area. Guests must be able to walk on paved and cobblestone surfaces. There are steps required to enter several of the sites, as well as steep curbs in some areas.
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