Auckland Harbour, correctly named the Waitemata Harbour, provides the main access by sea to Auckland City. About 70 square miles in size, the Waitemata Harbour is popular for cruises, sailing, jet boating and swimming. Hotels, restaurants and cafes dot the shores, offering stunning views over the harbour waters. more
A popular tourist attraction, the Auckland Harbour Bridge crosses the Auckland Harbour and connects Auckland City to the North Shore. The Auckland Harbour Bridge Climb is the only bridge climb in New Zealand and offers a unique adventure. Those looking for extreme adventure can bungy jump off the Auckland Harbour Bridge.
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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.
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.
Mobile-friendly - Bounty Hunter captain - Aaron Covacich brings more than 22 years of hands-on-experience in the charter fishing industry. 'World famous in New Zealand', Aaron has extensive knowledge of the best fishing locations in the wider Hauraki Gulf region including The Mokohinau Islands, Great Barrier and Little Barrier and Kawau Islands. Aaron is dedicated to providing you an exceptional adventure.
Brightlane Luxury Transfers offers world class service and luxury transfers in Auckland and surrounding cities and towns. Fixed, affordable prices, instant online bookings and first class service. Personalised, small group, chauffeured tours throughout New Zealand. Our long distance city to city service includes Whangarei, Hamilton and Waikato transfers to and from Auckland Airport. Upgrade your travel with Brightlane today.
There are few places in the world where you can walk from one ocean to a completely different one in just a couple of hours. The Auckland Coast to Coast Walkway is special not just for this unique fact, but that it takes you over such a huge variety of landscapes.
Get out on Auckland’s Harbour with our unique sailing experiences. Our Auckland Harbour Sailing Cruise is a relaxed boutique-sailing experience taking in the iconic city skyline from the water. Our Dinner Cruise combines a three-course meal with a leisurely sail around the harbour. Our America's Cup Sailing Experience is a unique opportunity to participate on an actual America’s Cup yacht.
Head to Goat Island Marine Reserve to get up close to masses of colourful fish. Goat Island is New Zealand’s first and most accessible marine reserve and an amazing spot for snorkelling and diving. After a day in the water, stop in at the nearby community of Leigh for a bite to eat and a craft beer.
Mobile-friendly - The beauty of riding a Segway is they're eco-friendly, quiet, and you stand above the crowds. Perfect for both young and old and sooo much fun! Our Segway or small mini-bus sightseeing tours are guaranteed one of the best things to do in Auckland. Our popular 'Local Night Markets & Auckland's Amazing Lights' minibus tour is a must do!
Mobile-friendly - Airport Transfers between Auckland, Tauranga, Rotorua and connecting areas. Multiple daily door-to-door Auckland Airport transfers and City-to-City transfers, we also go to and from the Auckland Cruise Ship Terminal. We also provide a Private Charter service and Tours to anywhere in New Zealand as well as transport for conferences. We provide van hire ranging from 12 seaters to 19 seaters
QT Auckland sets the scene for a lavish maritime stay. Sparkling harbour and nature’s dramatic notes of rare beauty are celebrated in the bold design and brave experiences. The waterfront beckons and the bar is set for self-discovery. Soaked in natural hues and a lot of mood, wake up where the pleasure-seekers stay.
Mobile-friendly - Quinovic Viaduct offers accommodation in quality fully furnished serviced apartments, townhouses and studios in and around central Auckland City, New Zealand. Our portfolio of apartments provides comfort, independence and value within attractive surroundings, tasteful decoration and quality furnishing and fittings. These serviced apartments are ideal for professionals, executives, relocating families, holiday-makers and tourists.
Emerging from the sea just 600 years ago, pest-free Rangitoto Island is the youngest volcano in New Zealand. An Auckland icon and deeply enriched with history, it's long been a favourite day trip for walkers. The walk takes in various lookout stops but it's the spectacular 360-degree views at the top that will ensure your efforts are greatly rewarded.
Step aboard 'French Connection' and learn to sail in luxury on a modern 32' Beneteau yacht. Sail among the 50 idyllic islands that make up Auckland's Waitemata Harbour and Hauraki Gulf. RYA Courses for beginners to advanced. Gain an international qualification. Learning to sail is made easy with a variety of options. Half and full-day charters are also available.
Mobile-friendly - Discover and experience the real Auckland as locals do with SEEN AUCKLAND. Enjoy private, unforgettable, Auckland tours and experiences with a local guide, expert in Auckland's sights and lifestyle. Bespoke urban and country tours, often along unexpected routes, guarantee you unique and exclusive experiences. Half, Full and Multi day tour options for Auckland and beyond. Anything is possible. Enquire now.
Shore Rentals is a family owned business that offers affordable car rental in Auckland. We cater to both commercial and personal use, providing customers with meticulously maintained vehicles for SUV hire, wedding car hire and more.
Mobile-friendly - NZ's highest jump! Standing 192m above Auckland with people and cars below you that step off the edge can be breath-taking for so many reasons. The amazing view, the insane height or just the thought of the rush to come! You will get up to speeds of 85 km per hour! Free tower pass included.
Mobile-friendly - Walk around the very rim of the tallest building in NZ and the most famous structure in Auckland the Sky Tower. The views are absolutely breath-taking but this is not for the faint hearted as there are no handrails. Rest assured you will be completely safe as your guide gives you commentary while pointing out the best bits of Auckland.
Location. Location. Location. Want that local feeling? All the amenities of home, but the convenience of a hotel, well almost... We are located in the same complex as the 5 star Sofitel Hotel and includes lap pool, gymnasium, sauna and a hot tub.
Sudima Auckland City is a new 4.5-star hotel in the heart of the city. It’s conveniently located within easy walking distance of the bustling shopping, arts, dining and entertainment precincts making it perfect for both leisure & business travelers
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Big Wednesday - Fresh Comedy
COVID 19 UPDATE : Yes we are in Level 4 Lockdown. So no live shows until we return to Level 2 or 1. If you have already booked a ticket for an up & coming show this can be transferred to a future similar show which may ...
Where: The Classic Comedy Club, CBD, Auckland
Address: 321 Queen St, CBD, Auckland
From: 7:30pm on Wednesday 26th May 2021
To: 10:00pm on Wednesday 29th September 2021
F&T Wine Club
The first rule of Wine Club is you don't miss Wine Club. This month it's all about Fantail & Turtle's Reds! You know that feeling when you’re checking out a wine list and there’s a few by the bottle options ...
Where: Fantail & Turtle, Takapuna, Auckland
Address: Goodside, Smales Farm, 72 Taharoto Road, Takapuna, Auckland
From: 6:30pm on Wednesday 25th March 2020
To: 8:00pm on Wednesday 24th November 2021
Babe Rainbow - New Zealand Spring Tour: CANCELLED
Hi friends, sadly we have had to cancel the Babe Rainbow Spring tour. We have been working furiously to try and find an alternative route, so it could have been a postponement only. Sadly, with the uncertainty of ...
Where: The Hollywood Avondale, Avondale, Auckland
Address: 20 St Georges Road, Avondale, Auckland
From: 7:30pm on Wednesday 22nd September 2021
To: 11:59pm on Wednesday 22nd September 2021
Wednesday Music Jam Sessions
All genres welcome! Let's grab a drink and talk in music! It's free to rock on up and have a jam with a full backline provided. Come on your own and play with other musicians or bring your band. In order for ...
Where: Ding Dong Lounge, CBD, Auckland
Address: 26 Wyndham St, CBD, Auckland
From: 8:00pm on Wednesday 28th July 2021
To: 11:55pm on Wednesday 29th September 2021
New Zealand Opera and Black Grace present a reimagining of Gluck’s Orpheus and Eurydice, directed by Neil Ieremia. How far would you go to save everything you love? In a dislocated future a young man struggles to ...
Where: ASB Waterfront Theatre, CBD, Auckland
Address: 138 Halsey St, CBD, Auckland
From: 7:30pm on Wednesday 22nd September 2021
To: 5:00pm on Sunday 26th September 2021
Boteco Beats w/ Henrique Morales, Miguel Bd + Bobby Brazuka
Boteco Beats is your midweek Brazilian Night with Live Music played by Miguel Bd, Henrique Morales & Lance Bentley. A tight band musically that takes people to a journey through Brazil and its culture every Wednesday ...
Where: Ponsonby Social Club, Ponsonby, Auckland
Address: 152 Ponsonby Rd, Ponsonby, Auckland
From: 7:00pm on Wednesday 1st September 2021
To: 2:00am on Thursday 28th October 2021
Counties Chess Club Night
Counties Chess Club relocated to the Mauku Victory Hall. We play in the ‘Mauku Victory Hall’ which is situated at 430 Union Road Mauku the hall is about 12 minutes from Pukekohe on the first and Third Tuesday of ...
Where: Mauku Victory Hall, Mauku, Auckland
Address: 430 Union Road, Mauku, Auckland
From: 6:30pm on Wednesday 20th January 2021
To: 9:00pm on Wednesday 15th December 2021
My Cousin Rachel – Daphne du Maurier’s classic: POSTPONED
Scheming widow or wronged woman? Daphne du Maurier’s romantic drama, adapted by Joseph O’Connor. Directed by Terry Hooper. When the enigmatic Countess Rachel Sangalletti travels from Florence to the Ashley ...
Where: Howick Little Theatre, Pakuranga, Auckland
Address: 1 Sir Lloyd Drive, Pakuranga, Auckland
From: 8:00pm on Saturday 11th September 2021
To: 10:15pm on Saturday 2nd October 2021
Karaoke Wednesday Night with Noize Kontrol
Whine up Wednesday Karaoke? Join our Noize Kontrol team for your fix for karaoke. Thousands of songs available with regular updates weekly. join our students for a sing song and drinks Pool table available and also ...
Where: Vesbar, CBD, Auckland
Address: 55 Wellesley St East, CBD, Auckland
From: 5:00pm on Wednesday 14th July 2021
To: 10:00pm on Wednesday 24th November 2021