My Picks on ‘Things to do in Auckland’
For culture and history you may wish to visit the Auckland Museum where there is an excellent Maori concert/cultural performance.
Visit the New Zealand Maritime Museum my favourite part of this museum is the 1950’s vintage NZ beach house (Bach). There is also activities for children and daily sailings on a historic vessel ‘Breeze’.
Climb Auckland Harbour Bridge or Jump off the world’s first harbour bridge bungy with Auckland Bridge Bungy
Hike Rangitoto Volcano in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf, a regular ferry service with Fuller’s.
Explore Auckland’s West Coast Beaches, Lush Rain Forest or join a Vineyard Tour with Bush and Beach
Auckland Hop on, Hop Off Explorer – There are two different bus routes where you can combine them in one day. The bus stops at fourteen attractions with full commentary and departs every 30 minutes.
Spend a day on Waiheke Island, only 35mins by ferry from downtown Auckland. Waiheke is popular for its stunning beach’s, vineyards & wineries, art scene and watersports.
Auckland City the largest city in New Zealand with a population of 1.4 million people. Auckland’s nickname ‘City of Sails’ as one in three Auckland households own a boat. Much of Auckland is built on the Auckland Volcanic Field and has 50 volcanoes. The last volcano to erupt was Rangitoto Island 600 years ago.