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Port Tours

Ever wondered what it takes to keep the shops full of the things you want and need, and get exports overseas quickly? Well, take one of our boat tours of the port and find out!

These hour-long tours weave in and out of the busy commercial wharves to give you a close-up look at the big ships, cranes and other machinery at work, accompanied by a detailed commentary

Our School Holiday Tours are open to the public and can only be booked through 360 Discovery in downtown Auckland or by calling 09 307 8005. Bookings are essential. If your group is of 15 people or more, please email [email protected] and they will do their best to accommodate you. Tickets for these tours are $5 per adult and free for children under the age of 16. Proceeds from ticket sales go towards our Ports of Auckland Education Programme, helping to subsidise the cost of travel into Auckland city for school groups visiting the port.

Our School Group Tours run throughout the school term and are open to educational groups only. Tours for school groups can booked through the New Zealand Maritime Museum by calling +64 9 373 0800 or emailing [email protected]. Our school tours are suitable for students of all ages.


2017 Port Tour Schedule

School Holiday Tours (for the whole family)

School Group Tours (students only)

Tuesday 18 April, 12.30pm
Monday, 24 April, 12.30pm                 
Tuesday 11 July, 12.30pm
Tuesday 18 July, 12.30pm               
Tuesday 3 October, 12.30pm
Tuesday 10 October, 12.30pm             




Tuesday 14 February, 12.30pm                 
Tuesday 21 February, 12.30pm   
Tuesday 28 February, 12.30pm   
Tuesday 07 March, 12.30pm
Tuesday 14 March, 12.30pm                
Tuesday 21 March, 12.30pm                
Tuesday 28 March, 12.30pm                
Tuesday 04 April, 12.30pm                              
Tuesday 11 April, 12.30pm
Tuesday 02 May, 12.30pm                                 
Tuesday 09 May, 12.30pm
Tuesday 16 May, 12.30pm                
Tuesday 23 May, 12.30pm                                                 
Tuesday 30 May, 12.30pm                
Tuesday 06 June, 12.30pm
Tuesday 13 June, 12.30pm        
Tuesday 20 June, 12.30pm
Tuesday 27 June, 12.30pm
Tuesday 04 July, 12.30pm                  
Tuesday 25 July, 12.30pm
Tuesday 01 August, 12.30pm
Tuesday 08 August, 12.30pm
Tuesday 15 August, 12.30pm                
Tuesday 22 August, 12.30pm
Tuesday 29 August, 12.30pm           
Tuesday 05 September,12.30pm     
Tuesday 12 September, 12.30pm
Tuesday 19 September, 12.30pm      
Tuesday 26 September, 12.30pm        
Tuesday 17 October, 12.30pm             
Tuesday 24 October, 12.30pm     
Tuesday 31 October, 12.30pm
Tuesday 07 November, 12.30pm      
Tuesday 14 November, 12.30pm        
Tuesday 21 November, 12.30pm             
Tuesday 28 November, 12.30pm
Tuesday 05 December, 12.30pm
- Last tour for the year