Mount Eden, Auckland

4.7
#2 of 56 in Parks in Auckland
Reach Auckland's highest point with a hike to the top of Mount Eden, created by a dormant volcano that towers 196 m (643 ft) above sea level. Once you get to the top, take a break and enjoy dramatic full-circle views of the city below, its harbors, and the volcano's intact bowl-shaped crater. According to Maori legend, this 50 m (160 ft) deep crater was the home of Mataaho, a god who guarded secrets hidden in the earth. The moderate hike is manageable for people of most fitness levels as well as children. Pack a snack to enjoy at one of the picnic tables after your hike. See Mount Eden and all Auckland has to offer by arranging your trip with our Auckland online trip itinerary planner.
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  • Scenic views over the city complete with volcano and long bridge. We did not make it to the top. Seemed to have plenty of parking.  more »
  • You have to walk from the car park at the bottom of the mountain, but the road sprials up so the view is constantly changing. Once at the top, the view across the city is spectacular. It's just a...  more »

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