At 196 metres, Mount Eden, also known as Maungawhau, is the highest volcano in Auckland city. The summit to the top gives spectacular 360-degree views of Auckland and its harbours. Erupting about 15,000 years ago from three overlapping scoria cones, it formed a huge scoria mound with a central crater from the last eruption. Walk to the top of Mount Eden’s volcanic cone for some of the best views in Auckland.
Mount Eden Travel Tips
- Carrying snacks with you is recommended.
- Picnic tables are available at the venue.
- A lot of hiking is required.
Entrance Ticket Details For Mount Eden
- Visit is free.
How to Reach Mount Eden
- By Train station: Grafton
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63.93% of people who visit Auckland include Mount Eden in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
35.19% of people start their Mount Eden visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Mount Eden
91.77% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mount Eden