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Auckland Travel Tips

3 Days in Auckland: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 586 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Auckland is New Zealand's largest city, set between two harbors of staggering beauty. Whether your passion is America's Cup sailing or relaxed harbor cruises, exploring the wilderness or shopping, ...  Read more

Bay of Islands Tours from Auckland

By Viator, July 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 104 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

A verdant archipelago blessed with sun-soaked beaches and turquoise waters teeming with exotic marine life, the Bay of Islands is among New Zealand’s most idyllic destinations. The collection of 144 ...  Read more

Rotorua Tours from Auckland

By Viator, June 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 217 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Rotorua and the sacred waters of the Bay of Plenty lie just 230km (140 miles) southeast of Auckland in New Zealand’s North Island. This famously lively geothermal hot spot abounds with spurting ...  Read more

Top 3 Auckland Day Trips

By Viator, May 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 42 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

1. Bay of Islands   Tour the Bay of Islands on a full-day trip from Auckland. You'll see spectacular rural and coastal scenery en route, visit historic Waitangi, cruise from Paihia and have free ...  Read more

Visiting the Waitomo Caves

By Viator, April 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 43 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Waitomo Caves are undoubtedly—and justifiably—one of the most popular attractions on the North Island. In addition to millions of stalactites which drip from the ceiling in a fascinating display ...  Read more

North Island Tours from Auckland

By Viator, April 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 323 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

New Zealand is simply gorgeous. Lush rainforest, coastal walks, island cruises, snowfields, glowworm caves and bubbling mud – there's plenty to enjoy on a short trip from Auckland! Drive to the ...  Read more

Wine Tasting from Auckland

By Viator, March 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 12 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

For many travelers visiting from North America, Sauvignon Blanc from the region of Marlborough is synonymous with the finest of New Zealand wines. The famous white from the top of the South Island is ...  Read more

Things to Do in Auckland in Winter

By Viator, June 2013

4 star rating: Recommended 78 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

New Zealand might be part of Polynesia, but don’t be fooled into thinking it’s tropical. New Zealand can become legitimately cold during the winter months of May-September, and the South Island gets ...  Read more

Skiing Near Auckland

By Viator, May 2013

It isn’t too often that you find ski resorts on South Pacific islands. Yes, you can ski on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, although there aren’t any lifts and the conditions can be harsh. It will also ...  Read more

Top 5 Attractions in Auckland

By Viator, August 2011

Nestled between two harbors, Auckland is surrounded by more sandy beaches and attractive islands than any other city in the world. It's bordered by terraced volcanic hills where Maoris once ...  Read more

Thirsty in Auckland ?

By Tighthead Prop , Australia, November 2011

If you are in Auckland, and all that sightseeing is making you thirsty, I can recommend Brew On Quay as a great little pub in downtown Auckland. It's located on Quay St in an old bank building, and ...  Read more

The BEST meal I have ever had !

By Tighthead Prop , Australia, November 2011

Okay, have to give some BIG wraps here to a fantastic restaurant that I dined at recently in Auckland. Took my wife to Merediths in the suburb of Mt. Eden, and had what would have to be one of the ...  Read more

Explore Auckland’s Art Scene in Parnell Village

By Emma , Australia, May 2012

Almost every city in the world has a creative quarter and, in Auckland , that title goes to the suburb of Parnell . It is here that you will find Auckland’s biggest collection of galleries, ...  Read more

Your Guide to the Islands of the Hauraki Gulf

By Emma , Australia, April 2012

Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf Islands harbor more than a few surprises. Make sure you arrange a day trip to at least one of these incredibly diverse and fascinating islands. Just don’t forget your ...  Read more

Britomart, Auckland's New Darling

By Emma , Australia, January 2012

The Britomart heritage area in downtown Auckland has had fresh life breathed into it in recent years and now features some of Auckland’s coolest retail outlets, cafes and urban spaces. Editor’s ...  Read more

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