Nestled between two harbours, Auckland is New Zealand's largest city brimming with cultural excitement, sea-flavoured challenges and attractions and activities of all kinds. Auckland tourism is alive and well with the region being a popular tourist area. Auckland City boasts world-class shopping, restaurants, 5-star accommodation, wine bars and night clubs, art galleries and cafes. The surrounding Auckland region features vineyards, stunning beaches, pristine rainforest, wildlife encounters, island adventures and endless water activities.
Things to do in Auckland are endless and range from the extreme adventure activity, to a fine wine tasting at one of Auckland's North West vineyards, to a leisurely day of shopping at one of Auckland's many world class shopping malls. For the extreme you can base jump off the Sky Tower attached only by a wire, bungy jump off the Auckland Harbour Bridge, dive the famous Goat Island Marine Reserve, or even swim with sharks. more
Families can enjoy the rides at Rainbow's End, experience the marine and sea life at Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium, be amazed by hundreds of beautiful butterflies at Butterfly Creek, or visit the Auckland Zoo. Take a short ferry trip to the volcanic Rangitoto Island - join a tour, or hike to the summit yourself. Great Barrier Island is a beautiful untouched paradise, also just a short ferry trip from Auckland. The Auckland Sky Tower is the tallest man-made structure in New Zealand, offering stunning views, a 360-degree revolving restaurant, and for the adults, the SKYCITY Auckland Casino offers gaming entertainment.
Auckland is a modern city, with a wide range of public and private transport options. You can explore Auckland and the Hauraki Gulf by train, bus, taxi, boat, ferry, seaplane, plane and helicopter. Alternatively you can self drive yourself using one our Auckland Driving Routes.
Auckland boasts a full range of accommodation options to cater all travelers of all budgets and group sizes. In Auckland you will be spoilt for choice with everything from cheap backpacker accommodation through to luxury five-star Auckland hotels. No matter if you are just passing through and need an Auckland motel or if you want to spend time and relax in the city centre or if you just want to enjoy the tranquility its many dazzling outlying islands, Auckland has the ideal accommodation option for you.
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Mobile-friendly - Two One Six at Muriwai Beach delivers a unique, stylish luxury accommodation experience at Auckland's West Coast. Boasting two superbly appointed, self-contained suites, this stunning property offers absolute comfort, five-star service and unforgettable views up Muriwai Beach and across the Tasman Sea. 216 suite accommodation includes a delicious seasonal breakfast served in your suite or on your private deck.
Proudly owned and operated by New Zealanders, Absolute New Zealand is an award winning, fully licensed travel agency specialising in luxury travel. Over the past decade we've refined our range of exclusive privately escorted, self-guided, and small group tours. Work with one of our friendly travel designers - there to assist from planning right through to while you are travelling.
Mobile-friendly - An easy way to find the best price to rent a campervan or motorhome in New Zealand. We specialise in free and easy self-drive campervan holidays. Our objective is to assist our customers in achieving their ideal holiday through efficient methods of holiday planning. In all, we ensure that you will give no chance to holiday disappointments.
Mobile-friendly - Ace Rental Cars is New Zealand's largest locally owned rental car company. Rent the experience. All our vehicles are fully-serviced and maintained every 6 months. Ace Rental Cars now operate seventeen branches across fifteen cities throughout Australia and New Zealand. In addition to the core fleet of older vehicles, the company also provide a Premium fleet, featuring brand new vehicles.
Mobile-friendly - We’re Kiwis, and for 25 years we’ve been adventuring in the stunning New Zealand outdoors with guests from Tauranga to Texas. If you have 2 days or 2 weeks, are after bucket-list destinations or venturing into the back country, we’ll find your perfect adventure. And with our Active Adventure Assurance, date changes and trip switches are easy as.
Mobile-friendly - Air Auckland is one of the best airlines in New Zealand providing various tour packages, such as romantic lunch with scenic flight and geothermal trip. Based in Ardmore Auckland and Whitianga, we offer regular flights to Whitianga and the Great Barrier Island. Our charter service could easily accommodate your needs. Take a scenic flight over auckland and view amazing scenery.
Mobile-friendly - Airedale Boutique Suites, formerly known as Scenic Hotel Auckland, has been totally refurbished. Conveniently located in the heart of Auckland’s vibrant cultural, shopping and business district. All rooms are newly refurbished and include air conditioning, TV, minibar and tea & coffee making facilities. Whether it is for business or pleasure, this central Auckland hotel is the ideal place to stay.
Mobile-friendly - Bungy Jump off the iconic Auckland Harbour Bridge toward the ocean below. We will strap you up and clip you on, leap out over the harbour. If the bungy isn't for you then join the Auckland Bridge Climb that takes climbers under, around, up and over the historic Auckland Harbour Bridge.
Small family owned and operated business. We pride ourselves in creating an unforgettable and amazing luxury itinerary tailored to your personal interests. Each itinerary we make is completely customised to your time frame and budget. Whether you would like to self-drive, have a personal chauffeur/guide or have a mix of both - the choice is yours.
We are a New Zealand based consultancy (specialising solely on New Zealand) creating innovative and imaginative self-drive itineraries tailored to your own personal requirements. We can offer you great diversity to take you off the beaten track and away from the mass tourism wherever possible to see and experience the REAL New Zealand.
Mobile-friendly - Andelin Guesthouse offers four guest bedrooms that are elegant, spacious and restful, & feature traditional villa proportions. All rooms have their own ensuite with central-heating, heated towel rails, luxury linen, pillows, and toiletries. From a twin shower, original fireplace to a clawfoot bath to soak in, or private verandah, each room is unique and offers something special.
In a setting quite unlike any other, our bespoke tours are far more memorable than just holiday snaps. Aotea, Great Barrier Island, the world's first island awarded the internationally renowned 'Dark Sky' status is in your back yard. Our tours, organised and bespoke all offer the same beauty in their experience. Couples, friends, groups, families, individuals, or corporate retreat.
Aotea Square is the unifying centre of all the activity that occurs within Auckland Live venues. At 4,500 square metres, the Square is the largest open-air space in the inner city of Auckland and is used for a myriad of different activities including festivals, parades, political rallies, cultural shows and community events.
Mobile-friendly - Apex Car Rentals has been doing things 'the Kiwi way' for more than 25 years by providing exceptional customer service and respecting the different cultures we work with every day. Choose Apex for your New Zealand car hire and experience first-hand why our customers rate us the best car rental company in New Zealand.
Mobile-friendly - Apex Car Rentals has been doing things 'the Kiwi way' for more than 25 years, by providing exceptional customer service and respecting the different cultures we work with every day. Choose Apex for your New Zealand car hire and experience first-hand why our customers rate us the best car rental company in New Zealand.
Mobile-friendly - APT is the leading tour operator in New Zealand. Brands include APT and Travelmarvel. Select escorted touring itineraries from eight days to three weeks duration by coach and rail, ranging from luxury through to affordable value.
Mobile-friendly - We don't just provide travel; We provide experiences that last a lifetime. Our specialist local guides provide access to unparalleled insider-access experiences. We know New Zealand the best, allowing you to experience each location on your journey from a truly local perspective. Our unique tours combine must-see sights with off-the-beaten-track experiences for a wonderfully authentic taste of New Zealand.
Mobile-friendly - A delightful small hotel providing bed and breakfast in Auckland. Just two minutes stroll to Ponsonby's vibrant cafes and galleries, ten-minutes by bus to the harbour and city centre. Set in a large, beautiful garden, the most perfect place from which to explore Auckland. Unlimited free wifi. Only Ponsonby accommodation with Qualmark 4-star plus and Qualmark Eco Gold award.
Mobile-friendly - Auckland Airport Limos are recognized as the leading airport transfer service in Auckland. We have been around since the early 1870's and know this business like nobody else. If you need an airport taxi, corporate car, or shuttle bus to and from Auckland airport, give us a call on +64 27 816 8392
Mobile-friendly - Auckland & Beyond Tours invites you to explore New Zealand and discover it's hidden gems by joining our Luxury tours. Whether you would like a day trip or a Multi-day luxury private tour. We create lifetime memories, we take care of the planning for you so you can relax and enjoy the journey through the magical nature of NZ.
Auckland Botanic Gardens is home to over 10,000 plants from around the world. With something always in bloom it is a great place to take the family, enjoy a guided tour and relax in Cafe Miko. Huakaiwaka, the Auckland Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre is a unique site to launch a new product, hold conferences, team-building days or wedding venue.
Mobile-friendly - Offering exclusive chauffeur car travel in order to transport you to your desired destination on time, safely and in comfort. Sightseeing tours of Auckland, surrounding area and bays. Multi-day excursions, cruise ship day excursions from Auckland harbour. Airport Transfers. Day trips to Waitomo glow worm caves, Hobbiton, Coromandel. Weddings. Auckland chauffeur service, also known as Keith's private car hire service.
The Auckland Domain is the city's oldest park and is spacious and diverse. The 75 hectare park has been developed around the cone of an extinct volcano. There are formal gardens, duck ponds, large green open spaces edged by mature trees, bush walks and statuary.
This stunning E-Postcard showcases Auckland City at night, featuring the Sky Tower in the center. Digital postcards are fun to send and receive and an ideal way to message a friend or family member. Send one today!
Mobile-friendly - Rated one of the Top 10% TripAdvisor Worldwide Attractions. Auckland's original boutique Food and Wine tasting tours. We offer small, intimate and personalised tours to gold medal wineries, restaurants and fine food outlets. Includes: door-to-door service, lunch, information and stunning coastal and rural scenery. Full and half-day options. Wine writer Phil Parker is your friendly guide.
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Five of Auckland’s funniest standup comedians; Billy T nominee Ray O'Leary, David Stuart, Ocean Denham, Joel Vinsen, and Keegan Govind; present a hilarious night of new material at iconic Auckland dive bar, The Wine ...
Where: The Wine Cellar, CBD, Auckland
Address: St Kevin's Arcade, CBD, Auckland
From: 7:30pm on Tuesday 24th January 2023
To: 9:45pm on Tuesday 24th January 2023
Fitz Of Laughter- Fitzroy Comedy Showcase
Come on down to Grey Lynn's only comedy night every first Tuesday of the month. This month's line-up includes: Everyones favourite Coombe and friends (Jono and Ben, Family Feud) Karoki Njeru There is a new host ...
Where: Fitzroy Lounge Bar, Ponsonby, Auckland
Address: 61 Mackelvie Street, Ponsonby, Auckland
From: 7:40pm on Tuesday 24th January 2023
To: 9:00pm on Tuesday 24th January 2023
Park Comedy, Pt Chevalier
We're bringing the LOLs to Point Chevalier. Do come. 90 minutes, more or less, of live, in-person, stand-up comedy featuring Auckland comedians at a variety of levels performing for you. You never know what you'll get, ...
Where: Pt Chevalier Library, Pt Chevalier, Auckland
Address: 1221 Great North Rd (Cnr Gt North & Pt Chev Rds), Pt Chevalier, Auckland
From: 7:00pm on Tuesday 20th December 2022
To: 8:30pm on Tuesday 28th February 2023
New Member Trial - Adult Dance Program
Join us from Tuesday 24th to Thursday 2nd February as we roll out our NEW Adult Dance Program! Enjoy a free trial of all the Adult Program, with a staggered start classes as listed below! Tuesday 24th Jan 6pm ...
Where: Empire Studios, Grey Lynn, Auckland
Address: 2 Bond Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland
From: 6:00pm on Tuesday 24th January 2023
To: 8:00pm on Thursday 2nd February 2023
ACVC: Beach Volleyball Training + Social
Auckland Central Volleyball Club presents the 2022-2023 Summer Series of Beach Volleyball! TRAINING Improve your sand skills with beach volleyball training sessions! These workshops are ideal for those with some ...
Where: Mission Bay Beach, Mission Bay, Auckland
Address: Tamaki Dr, Mission Bay, Auckland
From: 3:30pm on Tuesday 25th October 2022
To: 8:00pm on Thursday 23rd February 2023
Sunshine Hippo School Holiday Programme
School holiday programme In cooperation with well-known institutions such as NZ Shadow Puppets Art Workshop; Future Generation Modeling School; Lily Jin’s Music Studio; KT Mini Fashion Studio, and TKD International ...
Where: Hippo Playground, Botany Downs, Auckland
Address: 451 Ti Rakau Drive, Botany Downs, Auckland
From: 9:00am on Monday 9th January 2023
To: 5:00pm on Friday 27th January 2023
Auckland Art Gallery Summer 2023 School Holiday Programme
A Summer of Colour Embrace the colours and textures of Mexico in this summer school holiday programme inspired by our blockbuster exhibition Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: Art and Life in Modern Mexico. Decorate ...
Where: Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, CBD, Auckland
Address: Cnr Kitchener and Wellesley Streets, CBD, Auckland
From: 9:00am on Monday 9th January 2023
To: 3:00pm on Friday 27th January 2023
Impressions - Maria O’Flaherty & Ben Fernandez Quartet These musicians perform an electric repertoire from Jazz standards with their own unique style and contemporary grooves, blending Latin and folk influences. A ...
Where: Pt Chevalier RSA, Pt Chevalier, Auckland
Address: 1136 Great North Rd, Pt Chevalier, Auckland
From: 7:30pm on Tuesday 24th January 2023
To: 9:30pm on Tuesday 24th January 2023
Holiday Programme - Sewing activities (+8 years)
Level 1: Sew a Tote Bag (Tuesday 24 Jan, 1-3pm) Sew a Drawstring Backpack (Tuesday 24 Jan, 10am-12pm) Level 2: Sew a Book Holder Cushion Cover (Wednesday 25 Jan, ...
Where: UXBRIDGE Arts & Culture Centre, Howick, Auckland
Address: 35 Uxbridge Rd, Howick, Auckland
From: 10:00am on Tuesday 24th January 2023
To: 12:00pm on Wednesday 25th January 2023
Indoor Climbing School Holiday Program
The school holidays are upon us and it's time to book in your bouldering program! Join in one of our holiday programs to keep your kids active, engaged, having fun and learning new skills. Our half day programs are ...
Where: Northern Rocks, Wairau Valley, Auckland
Address: Unit 17, 101-111 Diana Drive, Wairau Valley, Auckland
From: 8:30am on Monday 16th January 2023
To: 12:30pm on Friday 27th January 2023