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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  • Very popular place in Auckland, really enjoy and best view of city and the other areas. I only want to say there should rest room and drinking water station.  more »
  • Mount Eden is a hidden gem of a mountain park.. with commanding views of all of Auckland, this city park is an ideal place to walk and take photographs and soak in 360 views of Auckland  more »
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