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Best of Auckland Guide

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Auckland
European, Polynesian, Asian and strong Maori heritages give the Auckland its distinctive culture. Discover the history of the world's largest Polynesian city through Maori treasures at Auckland Museum and experience the lives of 19th-century settlers at Howick Historical Village. Find Polynesian handicrafts at Otara Market or people-watch in bustling Ponsonby and Parnell. Adventure junkies can get their fix from kayaking, sailing and high-octane bungee jumping.

All things to do » Things to do

Tiritiri Matangi Island
Tiritiri Matangi Island
Attraction type: Islands; Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Auckland Museum
Auckland Museum
Discover the history and culture of New Zealand through this memorial to those who sacrificed their lives in wartime.
Attraction type: Military Museums; History Museums; Specialty Museums
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Cornwall Park
Cornwall Park
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.
Attraction type: Parks
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Sky Tower
Sky Tower
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... 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
Attraction type: Observation Decks & Towers; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Waiheke Island
Waiheke Island
Attraction type: Islands
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Kazuya
Kazuya
Ranked #1 of 2,159 Restaurants in Auckland
Price: $57 - $100
Cuisines: International, Contemporary
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
SidArt
SidArt
Ranked #2 of 2,159 Restaurants in Auckland
Price: $1 - $76
Cuisines: International, European, New Zealand
Good for: Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Clooney Restaurant
Clooney Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 2,159 Restaurants in Auckland
Price: $60 - $110
Cuisines: New Zealand
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The French Cafe
The French Cafe
Ranked #4 of 2,159 Restaurants in Auckland
Cuisines: French, European, New Zealand
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Grove
The Grove
Ranked #5 of 2,159 Restaurants in Auckland
Cuisines: French, European, New Zealand
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Verandahs Backpackers Lodge
2.0 of 5
Verandahs Backpackers Lodge
$23 - $81
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Bamber House Hostel
Bamber House Hostel
$22 - $68 (NZ$31 - NZ$95)
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Haka Lodge Auckland
Haka Lodge Auckland
$19 - $99 (NZ$26 - NZ$138)
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Eden Park Bed & Breakfast
4.5 of 5
Eden Park Bed & Breakfast
$157 - $182 (NZ$219 - NZ$254)
Ranked #1 of 54 Auckland B&B and Inns
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Eden Villa Bed & Breakfast
Eden Villa Bed & Breakfast
$136 - $158 (NZ$190 - NZ$220)
Ranked #3 of 54 Auckland B&B and Inns
Abaco On Jervois
3.5 of 5
Abaco On Jervois
$99 - $170 (A$129 - A$222)
Ranked #1 of 68 Hotels in Auckland
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Hotel DeBrett
5.0 of 5
Hotel DeBrett
$292 - $502 (NZ$407 - NZ$700)
Ranked #2 of 68 Hotels in Auckland
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Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
5.0 of 5
Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
$175 - $501 (NZ$244 - NZ$698)
Ranked #3 of 68 Hotels in Auckland
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SKYCITY Grand Hotel
5.0 of 5
SKYCITY Grand Hotel
$187 - $378 (NZ$261 - NZ$527)
Ranked #4 of 68 Hotels in Auckland
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