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Top things to do in Auckland Region

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$55* and up
Ranked #1 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Islands; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Hauraki Gulf (Auckland)
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$274* and up
Ranked #2 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Islands; Nature and Parks
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)
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$164* and up
Ranked #3 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: National Parks; Scenic Drives
This scenic drive takes you past bush scenery, to observation points for spectacular views and to gorgeous beaches.
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Muriwai Gannet Colony (Muriwai Beach)
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$225* and up
Ranked #4 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #5 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; State Parks; Nature and Parks
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Cornwall Park (Auckland)
Ranked #6 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Nature and 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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Tree Adventures (Woodhill)
Ranked #7 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Auckland Museum (Auckland)
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$34* and up
Ranked #8 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: ; History Museums; Military Museums; 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)
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$49* and up
Ranked #9 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Islands; Volcanos; Nature and Parks
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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Piha Beach (Piha)
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$114* and up
Ranked #10 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Auckland Zoo (Auckland)
Ranked #11 of 195 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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Orewa Beach (Orewa)
Ranked #12 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Beaches
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$34* and up
Ranked #13 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Art Museums; 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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Mount Eden (Auckland)
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$34* and up
Ranked #14 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Volcanos; Nature and Parks
A trip up the highest volcanic peak in mainland Auckland offers striking views of the downtown area and harbor.
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Viaduct Harbour (Auckland)
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$57* and up
Ranked #15 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Marinas; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Visit the center of Auckland sailing and the place for the finest restaurants, bars, and luxury apartments.
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Devonport (Auckland)
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$57* and up
Ranked #16 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Auckland Domain (Auckland)
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$57* and up
Ranked #17 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Nature and 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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Bethells Beach (Auckland)
Ranked #18 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Nikau Cave (Waikaretu)
Ranked #19 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #20 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement 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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Ranked #21 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Equestrian Trails
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$114* and up
Ranked #22 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Volcanos; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Lookouts
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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Ranked #23 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Islands; Nature and Parks
Owner description: For a unique arts and conservation day-out, visit Rotoroa Island in Auckland’s beautiful Hauraki Gulf. Rotoroa was New... more » Owner description: For a unique arts and conservation day-out, visit Rotoroa Island in Auckland’s beautiful Hauraki Gulf. Rotoroa was New Zealand’s first and longest running addiction treatment centre until its closure in 2005. Today, after a five year redevelopment programme, the restoration of heritage buildings and the construction of an award-winning museum and exhibition centre, it is a conservation estate rich in social history. Swim, relax, explore; sandy beaches, heritage buildings, exhibitions, nature trails, art, boutique accommodation and more. « less
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Sky Tower (Auckland)
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$111* and up
Ranked #24 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Auckland's Sky Tower is the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere, this tower is more than 300 metres high. Offering... more » Owner description: Auckland's Sky Tower is the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere, this tower is more than 300 metres high. Offering stunning views, along with award winning restaurants, a gift shop and an opportunity to push your limits by walking the outside of the viewing platforms, or by jumping off from 192 metres above Auckland's CBD. « less
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Ranked #25 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: With the largest maritime collection in New Zealand, the Maritime Museum tells the remarkable stories of epic voyages and... more » Owner description: With the largest maritime collection in New Zealand, the 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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Sheepworld (Warkworth)
Ranked #26 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
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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Ranked #27 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums; Museums
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Ranked #28 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #29 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #30 of 195 attractions in Auckland Region
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks

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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