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Hidden Culture of Central Auckland

Hidden Culture of Central Auckland

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Food and Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am a qualified librarian and places I have worked include ten years at the Auckland Museum Library where I learnt a lot about the history and culture of Auckland. I have researched extra information and stories for our walk. A born and bred New Zealander, I enjoy living in Auckland, one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world with 39 percent of the 1.5 million population born…

What we’ll do

Our walk takes us through the inner city, learning about Auckland’s history from early Māori habitation through to modern new developments. We are known as the city of sails but what is even more unique is that we are a city of extinct volcanoes. We are situated on the beautiful Waitematā harbour and we learn some Maritime history. We walk past the Art Gallery and into Albert Park and the…

What else you should know

This tour is only available on Saturdays and Sundays (and holiday periods).

What I’ll provide

Fresh food for morning tea e.g. scones with cream/butter and jam, and/or dainty sandwiches, and/or croissants all served at a set table with white cloth serviettes. Helpful wait staff will take our orders and serve the food. While we are here it is an opportunity to discuss what we have seen.
Coffee, Juice, Soft drinks and Tea
Select from barista coffee, a wide selection of teas, juice or soft drink plus water is provided.

What to bring

Suitable footwear
Sunblock in Summer
Hat/Cap in Summer
Raincoat or jacket if wet or cold

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Where you'll be

Our walk includes the recently upgraded Takutai square which has a market on Saturdays promoting New Zealand foods. We bisect the central city through recently created laneways. We will see historic and newly built buildings. We visit Albert Park, an oasis in the city, and view Old Government house, Waipapa Marae and the Fale Pasifika within the Auckland University grounds. We then head to Queen street via Aotea Square and side streets.


If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Sun, 22nd Sep    From 09:00 to 12:00.
£27 per person
6 of 6 spots left

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 14 and up can attend.

More tips

This tour is only available on Saturdays and Sundays (and holiday periods).
history walk
Hidden Culture of Central Auckland
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49 reviews
From £27/person