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Ranked #1 of 85 attractions in Auckland
Category: Islands; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #2 of 85 attractions in Auckland
Category: Islands; Outdoors
This area comprises 47 islands, the most popular of which is Waiheke for its excellent beaches and bays.
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$173* and up
Ranked #3 of 85 attractions in Auckland
Category: National Parks; Scenic Drives; Outdoors
This scenic drive takes you past bush scenery, to observation points for spectacular views and to gorgeous beaches.
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Ranked #4 of 85 attractions in Auckland
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Category: Parks; Outdoors
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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$238* and up
Ranked #5 of 85 attractions in Auckland
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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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$52* and up
Ranked #6 of 85 attractions in Auckland
Category: Islands; Volcanos; Outdoors
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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$36* and up
Ranked #7 of 85 attractions in Auckland
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Category: Zoos/Aquariums
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 #8 of 85 attractions in Auckland
Category: Volcanos; Outdoors
A trip up the highest volcanic peak in mainland Auckland offers striking views of the downtown area and harbor.
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Ranked #9 of 85 attractions in Auckland
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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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Ranked #10 of 85 attractions in Auckland
Category: Marinas; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Outdoors
Visit the center of Auckland sailing and the place for the finest restaurants, bars, and luxury apartments.
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$238* and up
Ranked #11 of 85 attractions in Auckland
Category: Bodies of Water; Landmarks
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Ranked #12 of 85 attractions in Auckland
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Category: Parks; Outdoors
Characterized by its formal gardens, this park is a great place to relax just minutes away from the city center.
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$36* and up
Ranked #13 of 85 attractions in Auckland
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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 #14 of 85 attractions in Auckland
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Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #15 of 85 attractions in Auckland
Category: Volcanos; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Lookouts; Outdoors
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 #16 of 85 attractions in Auckland
Category: Specialty Museums; 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 #17 of 85 attractions in Auckland
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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 #18 of 85 attractions in Auckland
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Ranked #19 of 85 attractions in Auckland
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums; Cultural
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Ranked #20 of 85 attractions in Auckland
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
The museum highlights the progression of technological achievements in transportation that have helped shape New Zealand.
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Ranked #21 of 85 attractions in Auckland
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
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Ranked #22 of 85 attractions in Auckland
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Cultural
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Ranked #23 of 85 attractions in Auckland
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Ranked #24 of 85 attractions in Auckland
Category: Scenic Railroads; Cultural
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Ranked #25 of 85 attractions in Auckland
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Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Ballets; Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: Kelly Tarlton’s Antarctic Encounter & Underwater World is home to New Zealand's only sub-Antarctic penguins and offers a... more » Owner description: Kelly Tarlton’s Antarctic Encounter & Underwater World is home to New Zealand's only sub-Antarctic penguins and offers a myriad of opportunities to get up close and personal with incredible marine life from the Pacific and Southern oceans.For a truly incredible experience, take the plunge on an Animal Adventure – we offer cage-free shark dives, PADI-recognised diver training, snorkel and scuba safaris through the Oceanarium or the chance to hand-feed the giant stingrays! « less
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Ranked #26 of 85 attractions in Auckland
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Owner description: Matakana Village and Matakana Farmers Market, one hour from Auckland. Close enough to visit, far enough to stay. On Saturday... more » Owner description: Matakana Village and Matakana Farmers Market, one hour from Auckland. Close enough to visit, far enough to stay. On Saturday the vibrant farmers market is a focal point for the community and its growers to meet. Produce fills the stalls - fruit and vegetables, delicious home-baking and Italian-style sausages, divine organic chocolate, fine wines and boutique olive oils, locally-brewed beer, cafes and live music. Matakana is a unique mix. Rainbow Valley Farm is a world-famous model for permaculture. You'll find a riverside gallery next to the new cinemas, the best in contemporary literature just over the road from teahouse or cafe. « less
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$48* and up
Ranked #27 of 85 attractions in Auckland
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Outdoors
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Ranked #28 of 85 attractions in Auckland
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
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$129* and up
Ranked #29 of 85 attractions in Auckland
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Category: Bridges; Landmarks
Owner description: Originally built in 1959, this long-standing bridge and city icon doubled its lanes from 4 to 8 and recently added... more » Owner description: Originally built in 1959, this long-standing bridge and city icon doubled its lanes from 4 to 8 and recently added pedestrian walkways as well as a special bridge-climbing adventure for most ages and abilities. « less
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$238* and up
Ranked #30 of 85 attractions in Auckland
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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