Auckland

About The Region
Attractions + Events
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About The Region

Like many great cities Auckland offers a collection of shopping precincts with many designer boutiques, chic cafes, up-market homewares, local markets, antiques and of course fashion. Experience a few of the many attractions available in Auckland. From the tallest building in the southern hemisphere to a massive range of attractions such as wildlife encounters, wineries, harbour cruises, adventure tours and much more.

“There’s one dimension of a trip to New Zealand that you probably haven’t counted on: The extent to which the average Kiwi will genuinely want you to have a really, really good time.” — Lonely Planet’s New Zealand Travel Guide

With so much on offer, trust us when we say that 1 night is never long enough in this spectacular harbourside city!

Attractions + Events

Attractions

  • Dozens of beautiful beaches ranging from the wild black-sand beach of Muriwai to the golden-sand beaches around Takapuna.
  • Auckland Harbour – stroll around Viaduct Basin with its cafes, bars and restaurants or take to the water on a harbour cruise or thrilling racing yacht.
  • Explore the easily accessible off shore islands of Rangitoto, TiriTiri Matangi, Kawau or Waiheke.
  • Auckland Botanic Gardens, Parnell Rose Gardens and Eden Gardens.
  • Panoramic views along Tamaki Drive, home to some of Auckland’s most prestigious houses.
  • 100’s of walking trails through native forest in the Waitakere Ranges.
  • Tour some of the regions 80 wineries.

Events

  • 24th – 30th August 2015
    New Zealand Fashion Week
  • 19th October 2015
    Neil Diamond Live in Concert
  • 1st November 2015
    Auckland Marathon
  • 5th – 8th November 2015
    Taste of Auckland
  • 11th – 16th January 2016
    Heineken Open Tennis Tournament
  • January 2016
    NRL Auckland Nines
  • March 2016
    Pasifika Festival

Map

Drive Times

From To Kms Hrs
Auckland City Auckland Airport 21 kms 30 – 60 mins
Auckland Paihia 240 kms 3 hrs 30 mins
Auckland Thames 115 kms 1 hrs 45 mins
Auckland Rotorua 235 kms 3hrs 20 mins
Auckland Waitomo 200 kms 3 hrs
Auckland Lake Taupo 280 kms 4 hrs
Auckland Wellington 660 kms 9 hrs 30 mins