Top 10 Things To Do in Auckland
1. Auckland Sky Tower
At more than 300 metres high, Auckland Sky Tower is the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere. While up top, you can enjoy the restaurants, gift shop, views from indoors or strap in and walk along the edge outdoors and if you are feeling really adventurous, you can bungee jump off the tower from 192 metres!
2. Albert Park
Populated with Palm Trees, a beautiful fountain and an Argentine Ombu Tree, whose roots grow above ground, Albert Park is beautiful to walk around or just relax in.
A fun and adventurous modern-day treasure hunt you can enter as many times as you want! You’ll be adventuring all over Auckland and the surrounding areas solving clues that will have you exploring the city, including spots you likely haven't explored before! It only costs $10 and every time you finish, you will get $5 to the Adventure Hunt Store and be entered to win a FREE TRIP TO PANAMA! You can enter on your own, with a date or with a group of friends. No matter how many people you are with, you will have a blast!
4. Kitekite Falls
Kitekite Falls is perfect for everyone. It is an easy walk all the way up and absolutely beautiful. You can stop at the bottom of the falls or walk all the way up! Either way, you won’t be disappointed!
5. Waitemata Harbour
Waitemata Harbour is gorgeous, day or night. You can take a cruise on a ferry, launch, yacht or catamaran and enjoy the great views of the Auckland skyline and Auckland Harbour Bridge.
6. Auckland War Memorial Museum
The Auckland War Memorial Museum is an absolute must-do. It has so many different things to see and learn. While inside you will learn New Zealand history, natural history and military history making it a great museum for everyone.
7. Piha Beach
Piha Beach is a great spot to stop and relax. There are great hikes and walks all around and even good water to swim in as long as you follow the signs but what makes this beach even more amazing is the black sand which is absolutely amazing to see!
8. Waiheke Island
Waiheke Island is pretty close to paradise. There are beautiful vineyards, olive groves, beaches and it is only a 35 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland which allows you to start enjoying the beauty on your way over! Waiheke Island is a must-see!
9. Mission Bay
Mission Bay is very close to the city, making it extremely convenient. There are multiple restaurants on the boardwalk, good swimming, great views and even a playground. This is a great spot to sit, relax and just take it all in.
10. One Tree Hill
One Tree Hill is the second highest volcano peak in Auckland providing great 360 degree views of the city. You can walk up or drive up, making it accessible for all. While up there, you can also take in the history by admiring the obelisk that honors the Maori people and John Logan, the Father of Auckland City.