Auckland is a vibrant and exciting city with lots to see and do. It's New Zealand's largest city and considered by many the Gateway to the Pacific.
While you're here, take the opportunity to explore Auckland City.
The following are a few suggested attractions & activities:
Activities and Adrenaline Rush
Sky Walk - Dare yourself to walk the circumference of the Sky Tower with no rails or balcony, just a safety harness on a ledge 1.2 metres wide. www.skycityauckland.co.nz
Sky Jump - Throw yourself off the top of the Sky Tower and plunge 192 metres in a controlled fall while wearing a safety harness. www.skycityauckland.co.nz
Snowplanet - Snowplanet is the only indoor snow resort in the Southern hemisphere where tourists can experience the thrill of snowsports and atmosphere of a snow village 20 minutes north of Auckland and open 365 days-a-year. www.snowplanet.co.nz
Attractions & Cultural Experience
Auckland Museum - Auckland Museum is the cultural and spiritual touchstone for the many races that inhabit this beautiful land, and the first stop for anyone wishing to gain an insight into New Zealand and its peoples. www.aucklandmuseum.com
Manaia - Experience Maori culture at the Auckland Museum with a welcome dance, poi dance, stick game, weaponry display and a haka. www.aucklandmuseum.com
Auckland Explorer Bus - The Auckland Explorer Bus is a hop on, hop off sightseeing tour with full commentary visiting Auckland's big 14 attractions. www.explorerbus.co.nz
Tours & Nature
360 Discovery - Explore the Hauraki Gulf and its history, the Tiri Tiri Matangi island sanctuary, and Motuihe island. www.360discovery.co.nz
Ananda Tours - Discover Waiheke Island (which means "cascading waters" in Maori) and its award winning wines along the wine trail, olive oils, arts &
crafts, scenic and eco tours, or in any combination. www.ananda.co.nz
Auckland Wine Tasting Tours - Auckland Wine Tasting Tours offers a personalised experience encompassing the scenic North/West Auckland and/or Matakana regions.
Enjoy a full day winery tour with lunch from $135 per person and a half day tour from $90 per person. www.winetrailtours.co.nz
Harley Tours New Zealand -Harley Tours operates both Harley Davidson Pillion Passenger Tours and Harley Davidson Self-Ride Guided Tours. From majestic coastlines through to magnificent mountains, there would be no exaggerating to say that these are some of the finest motorcycling roads in the world.
Goat Island Marine Reserve - Renowned for its amazing marine-life, Goat Island - New Zealandís first
marine reserve, is a great place to spend a day in the outdoors with friends and family. At Goat Island you will discover an abundance of New Zealand
marine life and enjoy the experience of being surrounded by schools of
playful fish and beautiful coral.