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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140 stylish and modern studio, one and two bedroom apartments. Contemporary in design; the rooms are appointed with fully-equipped kitchens, comfortable living space and laundries. The serviced apartment-style hotel is in the heart of Auckland's CBD, just a short stroll from the waterfront, Queen Street and Wynyard Quarter and is close to the main transport hub.
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 - Auckland Adventure Duck is the first and only amphibious vehicle to touch down in Auckland. Drive along the road in the duck bus, enjoying a city tour along Auckland's waterfront, before the duck bus splashes into the water! Cruise around the Waitemata Harbour while viewing the city and Auckland's Harbour Bridge from a whole new perspective, travelling at 5 knots.
Mobile-friendly - Auckland Adventure Jet is its very first sea jet boat of its kind to offer the ultimate jet boat thrill ride on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour. Our jet boat travels at high speeds in excess of 50 knots, while sweeping fishtails and spins make the experience a fast and fun adventure! Experience breath-taking views looking back at Auckland City.
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 - Welcome to Auckland Sea Shuttles, a professionally chartered water taxi service in the Hauraki Gulf, making Auckland and its neighbouring islands accessible for you to enjoy. We'll take you where you want, when you want. We can take you on family days out, fishing and diving trips, even out around the harbour at night for fabulous view of the city!
Mobile-friendly - Share our unique sea safari- unforgettable from the moment you leave our central city wharf! Experience the diverse wildlife and stunning scenery of Auckland's Hauraki Gulf Marine Park. See wild marine animals and rare birds in their natural habitat. Learn from marine researchers on board, working to protect the whales, dolphins and their fragile home. Discover Today. Protect for Tomorrow.
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.
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.
Auckland's premier adventure experience, EcoZip Adventures offers state-of-the-art flying fox ziplines and an eco-immersive forest walk on breathtaking Waiheke Island. Three 200m dual flying fox ziplines will fly you smoothly side-by-side into a stunning tract of native forest. You'll enjoy the full Waiheke experience with complimentary pick up from the island ferry and a range of drop-off locations afterward.
Elite Tour Connections have provided dedicated luxury transport, day tours, cruise ship tours and transfers for visitors to New Zealand, business and corporate clients and New Zealanders travelling overseas, for over 20 years. From the comfort of our vehicles and level of service to our local knowledge and the calibre of our drivers, our reputation is unequalled.
What better way to experience the City of Sails than out on the water. Select from the many sailing experiences Explore Group offer; sail or race an authentic America's Cup Yacht, take an Auckland Harbour Sailing Cruise, or enjoy a three-course meal on-board as the sun lowers in the sky. There’s a sailing experience to suit everyone, no experience necessary!
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.
We do more than just sell cruises, flights, tours and accommodation. We find the best cruise deals for the best price. And we make sure your trip is safe, stress-free. From your first call, to putting your feet up on the Lido deck, there's a lot that goes on behind the scenes to make sure your cruise is amazing.
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 - Luxury Airport Shuttles - 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. As well as the shared shuttle service we also provide a Private Charter service and Tours to anywhere in New Zealand as well as transport for conferences.
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.
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.
Mobile-friendly - Looking for something a little different? Whether it's wildlife or nightlife you're after our beautiful 65ft vessel ‘Dolphin Explorer’ is now available for customised wildlife trips, harbour cruises and private events direct from Auckland city. Comfortably hosting up to 100x passengers, fully licensed and with catering options available, the ‘Dolphin Explorer’ provides the ideal option for your next get together.
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Top @ Sky Tower
The highest gay dance party in the world! For the first time in 'herstory', Auckland’s most recognisable landmark will be hosting one massive gay party. We’re taking over the Sky Tower’s main observation deck ...
Where: Sky Tower, CBD, Auckland
Address: Corner of Victoria and Federal St, CBD, Auckland
From: 9:00pm on Saturday 14th September 2019
To: 3:00am on Sunday 15th September 2019
Cheerbrandz Spring Carnival
Join us for this carnival themed event, where EVERYONE will be sure to have a great time! Our Spring Carnival event is going to be a weekend to remember! Bringing together all Cheerleaders alike to create an atmosphere ...
Where: Eventfinda Stadium, Wairau Valley, Auckland
Address: Silverfield & Argus Place Entrances, Wairau Valley, Auckland
From: 9:00am on Sunday 15th September 2019
To: 7:00pm on Sunday 15th September 2019
SMCO Concert 5 - Martin Riseley - Violin
2019 Concert Series, Concert Five, 15 September Conductor David Kay with soloist Martin Riseley (violin) Haydn - Symphony No 101 in D, ‘The Clock’ Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No 1 Op 19 in D Saint-Saëns - ...
Where: St Matthew-in-the-City, CBD, Auckland
Address: 187 Federal St, CBD, Auckland
From: 2:30pm on Sunday 15th September 2019
To: 4:30pm on Sunday 15th September 2019
Fiesta Mexicana! Dia de la Independencia
Do you want to celebrate a real Mexican party!? then this is the event that you need to come! We will have Authentic Mexican food (made by our own Mexican Chef) Tequila and Coronas at an excellent ...
Where: The Winchester (Functions and Events), Newton, Auckland
Address: 24 St Benedicts St, Newton, Auckland
From: 5:30pm on Sunday 15th September 2019
To: 11:59pm on Sunday 15th September 2019
Cheese and Wine Flight
House Bar is offering guests a taste of New Zealand with their new signature cheese and wine flights, a special pairing of award winning local cheeses lovingly combined with a selection of handpicked New Zealand drops ...
Where: DeBrett's Kitchen, CBD, Auckland
Address: 3B O'Connell Street, CBD, Auckland
From: 5:00pm on Monday 11th March 2019
To: 10:00pm on Monday 16th September 2019
Mixing It Up - Wine and Paint
Funday Sunday! Sale price now only - $47.00 discounted from $65 Our events have been selling out so don’t wait. Get your tickets now! Grab your family and friends and head out for an afternoon of creative fun! ...
Where: Mr Illingsworth, Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland
Address: 571 Te Atatu Road, Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland
From: 3:00pm on Sunday 18th August 2019
To: 5:00pm on Sunday 15th December 2019
Tantra for Couples - Massage Weekend
Join us for an exploration into: - Love and intimacy - Conscious connection - Tantric Touch and awareness - Spiritual oneness - Breathwork Are you ready to dive deeply into connection, love and trust with ...
Where: Blue Lotus Sanctuary, Takapuna, Auckland
Address: 16 Como Street, Takapuna, Auckland
From: 9:30am on Saturday 14th September 2019
To: 5:00pm on Sunday 15th September 2019
Ovio Mindfulness Beginners Workshop (Pukekohe)
Ovio Mindfulness Beginners Workshop (Pukekohe) Includes: Half-Day workshop (3 1/2 hours), Ovio Mindfulness journal, Lifetime membership to Ovio online for only $125.00! Our Ovio Introduction to Mindfulness ...
Where: Pukekohe Old Borough Building, Pukekohe, Auckland
Address: 22 Edinburgh Street, Pukekohe, Auckland
From: 1:00pm on Sunday 15th September 2019
To: 4:30pm on Sunday 15th September 2019
Lecture series "Colin McCahon: Artist, Curator, Spouse"
The exhibition 'A Place to Paint: Colin McCahon' in Auckland opens in August, coinciding with the centenary of Colin McCahon’s birth on 1 August 1919. McCahon arrived in Auckland in the early 1950s to work at Auckland ...
Where: Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, CBD, Auckland
Address: Cnr Kitchener and Wellesley Streets, CBD, Auckland
From: 10:30am on Sunday 15th September 2019
To: 12:30pm on Sunday 10th November 2019
Mind Body and Spirit Expo
We are about authentic spirituality, not commercial spirituality. We have been going for over 10 years and only select stall holders that have integrity, honesty and passion. Come on in and browse the lovely products ...
Where: PIA Event Centre, Pukekohe, Auckland
Address: 57 Ward Street, Pukekohe, Auckland
From: 10:00am on Saturday 14th September 2019
To: 5:00pm on Sunday 15th September 2019