Mount Eden, Auckland Central

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#2 of 52 in Parks in Auckland Central
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 Central has to offer by arranging your trip with our Auckland Central online trip itinerary planner .
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  • Take the local city bus out to where the climb begins. It is easy but not for those with limited mobility. Be sure to take lots of water. Great 360 views and its free!  more »
  • I liked Mount Eden for a short visit. You get a good view of the Auckland. You can drive up there if you are not able to walk up.  more »
  • You can go there by bus or walk. It's really nice to see the crater and you have a nice view of the city.  more »

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