We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (1,690)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“volcanic crater”(84 reviews)
“walk up”(103 reviews)
“auckland city”(167 reviews)
A trip up the highest volcanic peak in mainland Auckland offers striking views of the downtown area and harbor.
As featured in One day in Auckland
Access off Hillside Crescent | Mount Eden Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
+64 9-638 8395
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Mount Eden
from US$24.15
More Info
from US$69.01
More Info
from US$61.42
More Info
from US$47.62
More Info
Reviews (3,421)
Filter reviews
2,656 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews volcanic crater walk up auckland city sky tower degree view of auckland worth the climb nice walk great views of auckland worth the effort sunny day one tree hill hop on hop off bus awesome views new zealand cars exercise cone
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 2,656 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

Easy walk. Good views, 360 degrees of Auckland. Two options to walk hard or easy. Crater @ the top. Can see the Sky Tower.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LynseyW725
Reviewed 2 days ago

Walked to Mount Eden from the centre of Auckland. Well worth it as the views were spectacular. Interesting to see the crater.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MMack911
Reviewed 3 days ago

They say there's 50 volcanic locations in Auckland - and Mt eden is the highest among them. So we expected great views and we certainly got them. And the trek to the top was easy, but good exercise! Plus ... we wandered some streets at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DavidandSuzanne
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a great 360 degree view of Auckland. Caught a short bus ride from K Road to Mt Eden (1 section only) with a 1km pretty easy walk to the top. Plenty of fun for the kids to run about and check out the scenery....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SMNZ19
Reviewed 6 days ago

Husband and i walked up which i dreaded ! It was a real mission to walk up but the top was beautiful and the view was amazing. The breeze was so good and the crater looked so interesting to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Zaraal19
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lots of walking if not on private tour. But view of Auckland at the top is beautiful. Had the think this was a volcano at one time when you look at the crater.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 701frand
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

In the afternoon we reached the base,hiked up to the mountain top of Mangere mountain, the youngest inactive Volcano. It is a sacred peak of Maungawahu- the Maori name of Mount Eden.we took time to reach up to the Summit ,the highest point. And viola,we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jyotsna907
Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s a good steep walk to the top but plenty of places to stop if you need to. The view from the top is fantastic and a good way to get an ides of the layout of the city.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mejavi
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were able to park free nearby and it was a steep climb to the top...well worth it though as it gives spectacular views over Auckland

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pathfinder605997
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best views in town! It is a long way up, can be a little tiring, but definitely worth it, especially in the sunset :)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Helomlima
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 69 nearby hotels
Alpers Lodge
126 reviews
1.17 km away
Auckland Newmarket Motel
85 reviews
1.30 km away
City Towers
54 reviews
1.35 km away
Plum Lodge
6 reviews
1.49 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,481 nearby restaurants
26 reviews
.57 km away
Mt. Eden Village Fish Shop
46 reviews
.62 km away
Gala Cafe
21 reviews
.59 km away
Chapter Tea & Book Cafe
11 reviews
.63 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 697 nearby attractions
Eden Garden
145 reviews
.46 km away
40 reviews
1.20 km away
Forme Spa & Wellbeing Mt Eden
11 reviews
.40 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
3 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from juliehL1993BD | Reviewed this property |
Hi, i think it depends on your level of fitness and if you are walking from the road all the way up or from the small car park. A small torch or torch from your mobile is enough to get you up and down safely. We never had... More
26 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from 545vladl | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Yep absolutely. It's concreted footpath all the way up. So if you go slow, weather is nice and you are wearing comfortable gear - you will be good as gold! Good luck!;)
3 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Lucie R | Reviewed this property |
depend if you are a gook walker but i think about 15 - 20 min
Google Translation