Twin Harbours Tours and Transfers
Price: Starting from NZ $80 per hour
Twin Harbours Tours and Transfers specialise in private tours of Auckland and beyond. Forget crowded tour buses and rigid itineraries. Our private tours are all about you. You tell us your time frames and what you're interested in, and we'll take care of the rest. Whether you're into beaches and scenery, bush walks, museums and galleries, wine and food, buying New Zealand honey or people-watching at local cafes, we'll create an unforgettable itinerary for you.
We can accommodate groups of up to 11, so it's no problem if you're travelling solo or with a bunch of friends or family. A single car can easily take up to three people.
Your Twin Harbours tour
Here's what you can expect:
- An itinerary that's customised. To you.
- Flexibility. We fit around your schedule, not the other way around.
- Friendly tour guides with local knowledge.
- Pick-up and drop-off. We also do airport and cruise ship transfers.
- A comfortable ride in one of our S350 Mercedes-Benz limos or vans.
Tour options and itineraries
We'll create a unique itinerary, depending on what you're interested in. If you need inspiration,here are some of our most popular tours.
Beautiful Auckland tour
Experience some of Auckland's most beautiful attractions, starting at historic Devonport and nearby Mt Victoria for 360 degree views of the city. See why Auckland is called "The City of Sails" as we make our way back over the Auckland Harbour Bridge to Westhaven Marina and the central city. We'll also visit some of Auckland's 47 extinct volcanoes - a great vantage point for spectacular city views.
Other stops include the picturesque Domain and War Memorial Museum, the golden sands of Mission Bay, Kohimarama Beach and St Heliers and then on to Achilles Point for views of the Hauraki Gulf Islands and Waitemata Harbour.
We'll head west for views of Manukau Harbour, and the native rainforest and coastline of the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park - a great place for a bushwalk. We'll finish up at beautiful Muriwai or Piha beaches. We can also include a trip to Waiheke Island in our Auckland tour.
Major attractions beyond Auckland
We can take you to the major attractions of Hobbiton, Waitomo Caves and Rotorua. Also to the Coromandel Peninsula or the Matakana Coast.
Matakana coastal tour
If you're into idyllic beaches, artisan crafts or good food and wine, this is the tour for you. Starting only 45 minutes north of Auckland, this beautiful coastal tour stops at Orewa, Waiwera, Warkworth, Matakana, Pakiri Hill, Leigh Harbour and Mathesons Bay, the Morris and James showroom (pottery and ceramics), Sandspit Harbour and Brick Bay lookout. We'll return to Auckland via the East Coast beaches and Takapuna and finish up at historical Devonport and Mt Victoria, where you can soak up 360 degree views of Auckland.
Classic Kiwi tour
Experience a combination of beautiful landscapes, natural phenomena and Kiwi culture in this tour to the south of Auckland. Our first stop is Raglan, a picturesque seaside town with beautiful surf beaches, local art and crafts, and good coffee. Next, we'll stop at Waitomo Caves to see the glow worms and then on to Te Puia in Rotorua for mud pools, hot springs, the Pohutu geyser and a showcase of Maori culture. We head north to the golden sands of Papamoa beach before returning to Auckland via Tauranga, Katikati and the Karangahake Gorge. We can also include the "Hobbiton Lord of the Rings" tour in this itinerary.
Coromandel Peninsula tour
This popular holiday spot for New Zealanders and tourists alike is a great place to relax and unwind, while surrounded by breathtaking scenery. We stop at Hot Water Beach where you can dig your own hot pool in the sand and then on to Cathedral Cove, an unspoilt marine reserve with a beautiful rock archway connecting the land to the beach. Options to stop at surf beaches, native forests, art galleries and cafes along the way.
Prices and booking
Pricing is from $80 per hour. Our costs are based on the time and distance traveled, so once you tell us what you'd like to see, we'll send you a tailored itinerary and quote. There's no extra charge for customising your tour. All prices include tax (GST 15%) and pick-up and drop-off.
Book your tour in three easy steps
Tell us your tour dates and when you'd like to be picked up. Don't forget to include your wish list of things to see and do - or leave this up to us, if you'd prefer.
We'll send you a tour itinerary and quote.
Make your payment by credit card (half on confirmation of tour and half on completion), and get ready to be dazzled!