Tamaki Hikoi - Māori Walking Tour Auckland -"Heaven to Earth" Mt Eden

On Maungawhau (Mount Eden) one of the ancestral mountains of Ngati Whatua Orakei, surround yourself in culture, history and nature. Discover why this land and dormant volcano was desirable to local tribes and how 21st century Auckland arose.


$55.00 - $99.00
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Discover the significance of the dormant volcano Maungawhau (Mount Eden), which stands proudly above Auckland City.
Once a thriving  pā (Māori strategic stronghold), your kaiarahi (guide) will bring the mountain to life with stories, passed down through generations, as you explore the terraces and ascend the mountain. At the mountain summit, the highest geographical point in Auckland, views of the Manukau and Waitematā harbours, Rangitoto and beyond will take your breath away. Hear the story of how Auckland CBD came to stand where it is today, and the historical tale of how the mountain came to be.

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Pricing and Conditions

Adult $55.00 - $99.00
(12 year(s) and under)
Further pricing information:
Tour times: 10am & 1:30pm
Cancellation policy:
• Cancellations under 48 hours of arrival and no shows may incur a maximum of 100% cancellation fee • Cancellations made at any time as a result of unforeseen circumstances will not incur any cancellation fees • If the tour is cancelled due to inclement weather, we will endeavour to reschedule to a time that suits or offer a full refund • If a tour does not reach minimum numbers, guests/booking agents will be advised within 12 hours of the tour taking place. Full refunds will be given.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
17km to Auckland International airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
5km from Intercity Bus terminal (SkyCity)
Proximity to town:
5km to Auckland city centre

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Opening times

Business hours:
10am - 12.00pm and 1.30-3.30pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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