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Mount Eden

Access off Hillside Crescent | Mount Eden Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
+64 9-638 8395
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Cultural Walking Tour on Mount Eden
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Half-Day Volcano Tour from Auckland
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A trip up the highest volcanic peak in mainland Auckland offers striking views of the downtown area and harbor.
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  • Average5%
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“volcanic crater” (72 reviews)
“walk up” (88 reviews)
“auckland city” (148 reviews)
Access off Hillside Crescent | Mount Eden Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
+64 9-638 8395
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit and take in the views of the city. It is also a great place to go for a walk or just relax.

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An easy walk to the top from Mt. Eden road, Mt. Eden provides gorgeous views of all of Auckland including the islands. It is geologically interesting & has significance to the Maori. We looked for the kiosk mentioned in Trip Advisor for a guided Maori...More

Thank Rae C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good views of the city and we seemed to be as high as the sky tower. It does not take long to get to the top.

Thank LondonJames2050
Reviewed 5 days ago

Jumped off the hop-on-hop-off bus at the Mt Eden stop and hiked uphill about 10-15 minutes slow walk. The crater is incredible and really puts the world in perspective. Once at the top look right across the city to the water. One Tree can be...More

Thank rhonjb
Reviewed 6 days ago

No visit to Auckland in general or Mount Eden village in particular is complete without an eary walk up Mount Eden, AKA Maungawhau, the highest natural point in Auckland with unbelievable 360 views of Auckland Since they closed the road to vehicle traffic several years...More

1  Thank GlobalVillage
Reviewed 1 week ago

The trek up Mt. Eden is not for the faint of heart and it’s not “Handicap Friendly” (Unless you drive to very near the top.) But it IS worth the hike. There are roads most of the way to the top - and paved walkways...More

Thank pwesterman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not much parking space at the bottom but there are people leaving. A choice of two paths up to the top. Take the left path for a long gentle climb that circumnavigates the mount to get to the top. If you don't have that much...More

1  Thank Paul_n_Cris
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the train to mount eden stop and made our way to the top of the walking trail - WOW. Phenomenal views.

Thank laura m
Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming area, perfect for strolling the shops and eateries. There are million dollar views of central Auckland and harbor. I’d want to live in this part of town!

Thank betsyl105
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great view from the high point in the city, perched on the site of an ancient caldera. Easy to get there on an e-bike!

Thank David H
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26 September 2017|
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Response from Vlad L | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Yep absolutely. It's concreted footpath all the way up. So if you go slow, weather is nice and you are wearing comfortable gear - you will be good as gold! Good luck!;)
3 January 2017|
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Response from Lucie R | Reviewed this property |
depend if you are a gook walker but i think about 15 - 20 min
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20 October 2016|
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Response from SuperFunLemon | Reviewed this property |
Walk is easy if you stick onto the roads.