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Ranked #1 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Islands; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Hauraki Gulf (Auckland)
Ranked #2 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Islands
This area comprises 47 islands, the most popular of which is Waiheke for its excellent beaches and bays.
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Waitakere Ranges (Auckland)
Ranked #3 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Scenic Drives; National Parks
This scenic drive takes you past bush scenery, to observation points for spectacular views and to gorgeous beaches.
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Escape Masters (Auckland)
Ranked #4 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Owner description: Escape Masters is New Zealand's first real-life escape game. The aim is to escape by finding the code to the exit door before... more » Owner description: Escape Masters is New Zealand's first real-life escape game. The aim is to escape by finding the code to the exit door before time is up. The key to success is to spot hidden clues, solve brainteaser, work out puzzles, crack codes, find keys and link them together in a logical way. « less
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Cornwall Park (Auckland)
Ranked #5 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks
Owner description: This lovely urban park offers an escape from the city hustle and bustle with oak tree-lined roads, winding paths and grazing... more » Owner description: This lovely urban park offers an escape from the city hustle and bustle with oak tree-lined roads, winding paths and grazing sheep and cattle. « less
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Muriwai Gannet Colony (Muriwai Beach)
Ranked #6 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #7 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: State Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Auckland Museum (Auckland)
Ranked #8 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: History Museums; Museums; Military Museums
Discover the history and culture of New Zealand through this memorial to those who sacrificed their lives in wartime.
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Rangitoto Island (Auckland)
Ranked #9 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Islands; Volcanos
Owner description: This volcanic island, which last erupted 600 years ago, offers bird-watching, swimming, fishing, walking trails, colorful... more » Owner description: This volcanic island, which last erupted 600 years ago, offers bird-watching, swimming, fishing, walking trails, colorful flora and spectacular views from the summit of its cone-shaped mountain. « less
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Nikau Cave (Waikaretu)
Ranked #10 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Caverns/ Caves
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Ranked #11 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Owner description: Asylum Paintball is New Zealand's Premier Paintball Park. We provide New Zealand's best mix of recreational, tournament,... more » Owner description: Asylum Paintball is New Zealand's Premier Paintball Park. We provide New Zealand's best mix of recreational, tournament, milsim and CQB paintball fields. Our location has both indoor paintball fields and outdoor paintball fields meaning you can play rain or shine. We are also working on making our fields are available for night time paintball. We are also New Zealand's only haunted paintball field! We are a short drive from Auckland's CBD and are accessible via the motorway from the North Shore, Manukau, East Auckland, South Auckland, Pukekohe within 30-45 minutes depending on traffic. « less
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Orewa Beach (Orewa)
Ranked #12 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Beaches
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Auckland Zoo (Auckland)
Ranked #13 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Zoos
Owner description: Auckland Zoo is home to New Zealand's largest collection of animals and recognised as one of the most progressive zoos in the... more » Owner description: Auckland Zoo is home to New Zealand's largest collection of animals and recognised as one of the most progressive zoos in the world. A winner of national and international environmental-related awards, it is home to 120 different species and more than 750 animals. Set in stunning park-like surroundings with naturalistic animal environments, Auckland Zoo is open every day (except Christmas Day) from 9.30am. « less
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Ranked #14 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is New Zealand’s most compelling visual arts experience. Enter between majestic kauri... more » Owner description: Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is New Zealand’s most compelling visual arts experience. Enter between majestic kauri (native tree) columns to explore four floors of exhibitions, seven centuries of art and one of Auckland’s most iconic buildings. Experience world-class touring exhibitions, immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and atmosphere of traditional and contemporary international works and discover the largest permanent collection of New Zealand art right in the heart of Auckland city. The Gallery offers a lively calendar of talks, performances, film screenings and children's activities to complement its exhibition programme. Please visit our website to see what’s on. Open daily 10am-5pm (except Christmas Day) Free entry (charges may apply to special exhibitions). « less
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Ranked #15 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Equestrian Trails
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Piha Beach (Piha)
Ranked #16 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Mount Eden (Auckland)
Ranked #17 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Volcanos
A trip up the highest volcanic peak in mainland Auckland offers striking views of the downtown area and harbor.
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Devonport (Auckland)
Ranked #18 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Bodies of Water
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Viaduct Harbour (Auckland)
Ranked #19 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Marinas
Visit the center of Auckland sailing and the place for the finest restaurants, bars, and luxury apartments.
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Sky Tower (Auckland)
Ranked #20 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Observation Decks/ Towers
The tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere, this tower is more than a thousand feet high.
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Auckland Domain (Auckland)
Ranked #21 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks
Characterized by its formal gardens, this park is a great place to relax just minutes away from the city center.
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Ranked #22 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: With the largest maritime collection in New Zealand, Voyager Maritime Museum tells the remarkable stories of epic voyages and... more » Owner description: With the largest maritime collection in New Zealand, Voyager Maritime Museum tells the remarkable stories of epic voyages and journeys that have shaped New Zealand's history and identity. The Museum’s exhibitions explore the history and stories of the Polynesian people’s migration across the Pacific, European exploration, immigration and trade, NZ’s modern yachting success and our relationship with the Sea. « less
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Ranked #23 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: Walk in, freak out! Spookers Haunted Attraction Scream Park takes you on a trip through the scariest, creepiest, most... more » Owner description: Walk in, freak out! Spookers Haunted Attraction Scream Park takes you on a trip through the scariest, creepiest, most blood-curdling attractions outside of America. Dozens of Spooks will keep the adrenaline pumping and the screams coming. Spookers utilizes a “theatrical, psychological horror” that strives to be a full-on terrifying experience. R16 « less
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Bethells Beach (Auckland)
Ranked #24 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #25 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Lighthouses
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Ranked #26 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Enter another era at this living museum, where costumed staff and 30 restored buildings recreate an early Auckland... more » Owner description: Enter another era at this living museum, where costumed staff and 30 restored buildings recreate an early Auckland settlement. « less
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Ranked #27 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas

Goat island Marine Reserve has been protected for over 30 years and is an amazing place to see the marine life, by snorkelling or diving straight off the beach or by taking a trip... more »

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Ranked #28 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
These splendid gardens feature an impressive array of plants from diverse climates.
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Ranked #29 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Volcanos; Lookouts; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: The second highest volcanic peak in Auckland, next to Mount Eden, One Tree Hill offers views of the city and has a huge... more » Owner description: The second highest volcanic peak in Auckland, next to Mount Eden, One Tree Hill offers views of the city and has a huge obelisk at the top. « less
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Sheepworld (Warkworth)
Ranked #30 of 213 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Owner description: Sheepworld is New Zealand’s Sheep and Wool Centre. In twice-daily live demonstrations the dogs round up and bring in the... more » Owner description: Sheepworld is New Zealand’s Sheep and Wool Centre. In twice-daily live demonstrations the dogs round up and bring in the sheep, which are then sorted and shorn. Our Wonderful Wool multimedia exhibition then explains how the fleece is turned into an amazing variety of products, many of which are on sale in our store. There’s also an eco-discovery stroll through native bush, a natural adventure playground, a farmyard full of animals and an on-site cafe. Suitable for all ages. « less
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