Starting at Princes Wharf, this tour heads west around the edge of the harbour before returning via Victoria Park and the western CBD.
Walk along Princes Wharf, located at the northernmost end of Quay Street, towards the Hilton Hotel.
Access from Quay Street
Turn and walk up Hobson Street. Stop at the Tepid Baths on your right hand side.
100 Customs Street
Cross over at the lights behind you and walk under the Hobson Street overpass. Once on the other side of the road, follow the ramp up to Fanshawe Street. Cross at the lights over the corner of Wolfe and Fanshawe Streets. Look up to view the old entrance to the AETC building.
Corner Wolfe & Fanshawe Streets
Continue up Hobson Street. At the intersection of Victoria and Hobson Streets, to your left you will see the base of the Sky Tower
Corner of Victoria and Federal Streets
Walk up to the intersection of Hobson and Victoria Streets. Cross at the lights and head west down Victoria Street. Continue toward the brick chimney you see at the bottom of the hill in front of you, the site of the old Auckland City Refuse Destructor.
1 Drake Street
Continue along Victoria Street West past Victoria Park and turn right at the intersection with Beaumont Street
Access from Fanshawe Street or Ponsonby Road
Continue down Beaumont Street to the old Auckland Gasworks at number 90 Beaumont Street
90 Beaumont Street
Continue along Beaumont Street, corss under the motorway viaduct and along Wynyard Wharf
Access via Halsey Street and Jellicoe Street to Brigham Street
Access via Brigham Street or Hamer Street
View from the end of Hamer Street
Continue to the end of Hamer Street, turn the corner and walk down Brigham Street in the direction of Victoria Park. Turn left at Jellicoe Street, right into Halsey Street and past the America’s Cup boat sheds. Turn left into Viaduct Harbour Avenue and continue walking through the Viaduct Harbour.
Access from Quay Street or Fanshawe Street
Continue to follow the water line around the Viaduct Harbour. Once at Market Square, look across the water to view the Viaduct Life Bridge
Access from Viaduct Harbour
Continue around the harbour to reach the hull of 'KZ1' yacht and the entrance to the New Zealand National Maritime Museum
West Quay Street