Mount Eden

Central Auckland

Mount Eden, Auckland
View from Mount Eden, Auckland
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​Mount Eden is a vibrant, funky suburb with a winning combination of culture and nature.

Walk to the top of Mount Eden’s volcanic cone for some of the best views in Auckland and afterwards treat yourself to a spot of shopping in the village and lunch at one of the hip local cafés

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Couple taking in the views from Mount Eden, Auckland

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Make it to the top
Take in the stunning panoramic views from the top of Mount Eden (Maungawhau), one of the region’s 48 volcanic cones and the highest natural point in Auckland.

Hear the history
Discover Mt Eden’s history as a traditional fortified Māori village. Join a guided tour and see the occupation terraces, storage pits and housing sites that give a glimpse into former Māori settlement.

Stroll through the gardens
Visit the 5.5 acre, award-winning garden on the side of Mount Eden, with its colourful plant collections. Enjoy the waterfalls, rock formations, resident native birds and fabulous city and harbour views.

Love local art
Wander through Mount Eden Village’s art galleries. With a community of creative artists and writers, the suburb is renowned for being the home of some of Auckland’s most exciting modern art.

Why visit?

It’s a must to check out the fantastic 360-degree views from Mount Eden, Auckland’s highest natural point.

Join a local tour to find out more about the area’s fascinating Māori history or make your own way to the top. Stop in at Mount Eden Village afterwards and relax in one of the cafés and restaurants or go shopping for specialty foods, jewellery and designer homeware. 

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