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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When: Jan 2 to Jan 17, 10:15 AM to 04:30 PM
Where: Everglade Drive Entrance, Manurewa, Auckland
Venue: Auckland Botanic Gardens, Manurewa, Auckland
Enchanted Christmas Show
When: Dec 4 to Dec 24, 07:30 PM to 06:30 PM
Where: 100 Ascot Ave, Remuera, Auckland
Venue: Ellerslie Racecourse, Remuera, Auckland
Every Brilliant Thing
When: Nov 5 to Dec 6, 07:00 PM to 06:15 PM
Where: 283 Karangahape Rd, CBD, Auckland
Venue: Samoa House, CBD, Auckland
Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park Visit - Auckland Art Gallery
When: Mar 28, 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Where: 2421 Kaipara Coast Highway, Makarau, Auckland
Venue: Gibbs Farm, Makarau, Auckland
King in the Ring 92III - The Super Cruiserweights
When: Dec 5, 07:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Where: Silverfield & Argus Place Entrances, Wairau Valley, Auckland
Venue: Eventfinda Stadium, Wairau Valley, Auckland
I Love Takapuna Christmas Carnival
When: Dec 5, 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Where: 38 Hurstmere Road, Long Bay, Auckland
Venue: 38 Hurstmere, Long Bay, Auckland
Smoke on the Coast 2020
When: Dec 5 to Dec 6, 08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Where: Leigh Rd
Venue: Whangateau Holiday Park, Leigh, Leigh, Auckland
When: Dec 11 to Dec 24, 08:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: 805 Great North Rd, Western Springs, Auckland
Venue: MOTAT (Museum of Transport & Technology), Western Springs, Auckland
Franklin Road Christmas Lights 2020: CANCELLED
When: Dec 1, 07:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: 1 Franklin Road
Venue: Franklin Road, Freemans Bay, Auckland
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.