New Zealand’s largest city offers both spectacular coastlines and a thriving city center. This unique combination lends itself to an enchanting and vibrant atmosphere, where life is best experienced outdoors.
Fly into Auckland airport. Being New Zealand’s main international airport there are many flights in and out of the country from Auckland daily.
Our top recommended activities in and around Auckland: Auckland can be described as a natural playground, with a wide array of activities for everyone. Spend a day at one of the many beaches along the coastlines or take a day trip out to Waiheke Island and bask in the sun on the pohutukawa-lined beaches.
Auckland’s city is a hive of activity with dedicates shopping areas. If shopping is your thing don’t miss both Ponsonby and Newmarket.
Auckland’s waterfront is enviable world over, watch the super yachts from one of the many fantastic bars and restaurants at both the viaduct and Wynyard Quarter.
The Auckland city gallery has been newly upgraded and is certainly worth a look. Housing cultural artifacts as well as modern art and design. If you are travelling with children there is a dedicated children’s area of the gallery.
Take a trip up New Zealand’s tallest building, the Sky Tower and take a leap of faith and bungee jump from the top! If adrenaline is your thing, bungee can also be done from the middle of the harbor bridge.
Kelly Tarlton’s Antarctic Encounter & Underwater World offers an underwater experience like no other – a must if you are travelling with children.
The thriving urban metropolis of Auckland has no shortage of great eateries and bars, so many in fact you could spend the duration of your stay eating and drinking your way around the city.
Our top picks are; Sugar Club, SPQR, Prego, MooChowChow, Bedford Soda and Company, Mexico, Dizengoff, The Blue Breeze Inn, Bird on a Wire, Orleans, Everybody’s, Golden Dawn, Ostro, Orphans Kitchen, Ebisu, Miss Clawdy & Masu.
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