Auckland - Where New Zealand meets the rest of the world
As New Zealand's biggest city and featuring an International Airport, there's a good chance Auckland will be your first impression of the country.
Auckland is known for it's prime harbour location which provides plentiful beaches and some lovely seaside dining options. No trip would be complete without a ferry ride to one of the nearby islands
The hilly landscape gives away the vast number of inactive volcanoes, many of which make for great parks and lookout spots today. Take a walk up Mt Eden at sunset for a spectacular view of the city.
Auckland has an abundance of events and activities around every corner. See for yourself!
at a glance
Best known for
being NZ's biggest city
Did you know:
Auckland has over 50 volcanoes!
Don't leave without
a ferry ride on the harbour
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Touch Bass 2020
When: Apr 9 to Apr 10, 05:30 PM to 12:00 AM
Where: 42 Mahuhu Cres, CBD, Auckland
Venue: Spark Arena, CBD, Auckland
George FM presents SKY HIGH
When: May 2 to May 3, 10:00 PM to 04:00 AM
Where: Corner of Victoria and Federal St, CBD, Auckland
Venue: Sky Tower, CBD, Auckland
Waterworld Lake Pupuke
When: Jan 20 to Jan 25, 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Where: Sylvan Park Avenue, Takapuna, Auckland
Venue: Lake Pupuke, Takapuna, Auckland
St. Jerome's Laneway Festival '20
When: Jan 27, 11:25 AM to 10:30 PM
Where: Princes St, CBD, Auckland
Venue: Albert Park, CBD, Auckland
2020 Lunar Festival
When: Jan 25, 01:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: 65-67 Central Park Dr, Henderson, Auckland
Venue: The Trusts Arena, Henderson, Auckland
Auckland Folk Festival 2020
When: Jan 24 to Jan 27, 06:00 PM to 11:59 PM
Where: Access Road, Kumeu, Auckland
Venue: Kumeu Showgrounds, Kumeu, Auckland
North West Wine, Beer & Food Festival 2020
When: Feb 15, 12:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Where: 307 Waikoukou Valley Rd, Waimauku, Auckland
Venue: The Hunting Lodge, Waimauku, Auckland
SeePort Festival 2020
When: Jan 25 to Jan 27, 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Where: Quay Street, CBD, Auckland
Venue: Captain Cook Wharf, CBD, Auckland
Beau Louis Takapu Fashion Show
When: Jan 31, 06:00 PM to 07:15 PM
Where: 20 Wynyard St, CBD, Auckland
Venue: University of Auckland Fale Pasifika, CBD, Auckland
YHA Auckland City
This modern, recently refurbished backpacker hostel combines the excitement of the city with a safe and secure environment.
YHA Auckland International
A central, secure backpacker hostel in the heart of Auckland City with room options to suit all travel styles.
Located near a natural geothermal site, shops, restaurants and Lake Rotorua, this purpose-built backpacker hostel offers rooms for all types of travellers and spacious communal facilities.