We were staying in Auckland for a few days and wanted to take in the best views of the city. We took the 274 bus from Symmonds Street up to the start of the path and walked up to the summit. The views are well...More
About Mount Eden
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Nice steady climb on tarmac roads to summit. Views at the top make it all worthwhile,with excellent panorama of Auckland,Skytower,One Tree Hill,Rangitoto and the Harbour bridge. Volcanic crater is huge but sacred ground,so do not enter although you may walk the perimeter. Free parking.
Two of us walked to the top for New Years eve. We arrived early evening and set up a picnic. The views of the Auckland Sky line are fantastic. We were unsure how busy it would be so got there early to get a good...More
a inactive volcano cone in the middle of the city....but actually just one of many. You get a fantastic view over the city and the short steep ascent is definitely worth it!