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Popular things to do in Auckland

SkyTower ©
Observation Deck
SkyTower
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Auckland Museum ©
Military Museum
Auckland Museum
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Auckland Zoo ©
Zoo
Auckland Zoo
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
Waiheke Island
Island
Waiheke Island
4.7
Duration: 4 hours
The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues. Breathe deeply in the wealth of green spaces dotted around the cosmopolitan city, and head to the harbor to explore the main hub of activity and industry. Residents have a particular fondness for sailing, earning the city the nickname "City of Sails"; naturally, water sports and boat trips out into the Hauraki Gulf rank among the main Auckland attractions. With a major surge of modernization in recent years, Auckland boats some of the country's most spectacular architecture and an infrastructure befitting one of the world's most thriving urban areas. When using our New Zealand itinerary maker tool, you're building your holiday based on your own interests, visitor reviews, and the informed opinions of our well-traveled writers.

Side trips from Auckland

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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings Waiheke Island
4.9
Duration: 5h 30 min
Museum of Transport and Technology ©
History Museum
Museum of Transport and Technology Auckland Region
4.2
Duration: 3 hours
Rainbow's End Theme Park ©
Theme Park
Rainbow's End Theme Park Manukau
3.7
Duration: 8 hours
Matakana Village ©
Landmark
Matakana Village Matakana
4.5
Duration: 4 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Auckland

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SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium ©
Ballet
SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium
3.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
New Zealand Maritime Museum ©
Specialty Museum
New Zealand Maritime Museum
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Bethells Beach ©
Beach
Bethells Beach
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Takapuna Beach
Beach
Takapuna Beach
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Parks in Auckland

Auckland Domain ©
Park
Auckland Domain
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Cornwall Park ©
Park
Cornwall Park
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Albert Park ©
Park
Albert Park
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Parnell Rose Gardens ©
Garden
Parnell Rose Gardens
4.3
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Auckland

Butterfly Creek ©
Wildlife Area
Butterfly Creek
3.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
Hauraki Gulf ©
Island
Hauraki Gulf
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Climbing Tour
Climbing Tours
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Helicopter Tour
Helicopter Tours
5.0
Duration: 2 hours

Tours in Auckland

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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.9
Duration: 8 hours
Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Photography Tour
Photography Tours
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
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Boat Tour
Boat Tours & Water Sports
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
Auckland City Tours ©
Bus Tour
Auckland City Tours
4.7
Duration: 4 hours
Virtual Reality Studio ©
Entertainment Center
Virtual Reality Studio
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Beautiful Nature Tours Auckland ©
Walking tour
Beautiful Nature Tours Auckland
5.0
Duration: 8 hours
West Lynn Garden ©
Garden
West Lynn Garden
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

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