A true city by the sea

Sandwiched between its two formidable harbours, Auckland totes some of New Zealand’s most recognised sports, music and cultural events. Queen Street is where you will find a everything from high fashion to souvenir shops. When you’re done shopping, there's a variety of great restaurants all along Viaduct Harbour and The Domain, the oldest park in the city, provides tranquil surroundings perfect for rest and relaxation.

What you'll need

A visa (unless you’re an Aus or NZ citizen) and a passport valid for 3 months+

Best time to go

The shoulder months of April and October feature pleasant weather and low tourist swells

Travel tip

Download the Hello Auckland and AT Public Transport apps ahead of time to stay in the loop

Essentials to pack

Wet weather gear for the occasional downpour. Leave plenty of luggage space for all the shopping opportunities!

Top sights

Check out some of the most impressive landmarks, adrenaline-pumping activities, inspiring views and fascinating exhibits this city has on offer.

1Auckland Sky Tower
2Waitemata Harbour
3Auckland War Memorial Museum
4One Tree Hill
5Auckland Art Gallery
6Waiheke Island
7Voyager Maritime Museum
8Viaduct Harbour

Auckland Hotels

Whether you want prime location, superior views or budget bliss, we can help you find the accommodation that suits your every need.