Auckland, NZ

Kia Ora and welcome to Auckland. It’s a place where big city style goes hand in hand with a stunning natural playground.

Breathtaking scenery, world-class food and wine, sparkling harbours, island retreats, eclectic cultures, great shopping and spectacular arts and events – it’s all here for you to discover.

For all things beautiful, eclectic and delicious, head to Britomart. Graceful heritage buildings, house quirky and cutting-edge designer clothing boutiques, while the brand-new shopping gallery Atrium on Takutai is home to flagship stores with several international fashion and beauty brands.

Discover, imagine and explore the depths below at Kelly Tarlton’s Antarctic Encounter and underwater World. Entry for a single pass is $36. Visit for more information.

Indulge your cultural side and visit New Zealand’s largest art collection at the newly redeveloped Auckland Art Gallery . Toi o Tāmaki is New Zealand’s most inspiring visual arts experience. Entry is free and it’s open from 10am until 5pm every day. Visit for more information.

Or explore the latest exhibitions and the stories of Aotearoa at the Auckland Museum in the Domain. Open daily from 10 am – 5 pm and a $10 donation is suggested. Visit for more information.

In the evening, enjoy dinner up the Sky Tower and the beautiful sunset and city lights, or head to the popular Viaduct and Wynyard Quarter precincts to take-in the glittering water, shining yachts and stylish harbour side restaurants.

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Tourism Auckland City of Sails

Imagine an urban environment where everyone lives within half an hour of beautiful beaches, hiking trails and a dozen enchanted holiday islands including Waiheke and Great Barrier Islands. Add a sunny climate, a background rhythm of Polynesian culture and a passion for outstanding food, wine and shopping - you're beginning to get the picture of Auckland.