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Best things to do in Auckland

Art Gallery
“Toi o Tāmaki - NZ's most extensive collection of national and international art.”
200 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“Lovely zoo with animals in (mainly ) large well designed enclosure - 25 min drive ”
116 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“20mins by car or 45mins by train, explore our Auckland Museum. Another great day out followed by a beautiful stroll through the Winter Gardens in Auckland Domain”
147 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Enjoy 360 views of Auckland and lots of things to see and do. Go on a clear day to see Auckland at its best.”
116 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium is a public aquarium in Auckland, New Zealand that was opened in 1985. Located at 23 Tamaki Drive, it was the brainchild of New Zealand marine archaeologist and diver Kelly Tarlton. ”
65 locals recommend
Museum
“The Museum of Transport and Technology is a science and technology museum located in Western Springs, Auckland, New Zealand. It is located close to the Western Springs Stadium, Auckland Zoo and the Western Springs Park. ”
79 locals recommend
Bed & Breakfast
“For the Sports minded. rugby Games. a twenty minute Train ride gets you across the road to the top games. ”
80 locals recommend
Theme Park
“ Rainbow's End Rainbow's End is a 9.3 hectares (23 acres) theme park in Manukau, Auckland. Rainbow's End includes the main theme park and also Kidz Kingdom, a family entertainment centre for children 8 years and under. It is currently New Zealand's largest Theme park.”
29 locals recommend
Theatre
“The Civic is a large heritage theatre seating 2,378 people in the Auckland CBD, New Zealand. First opened on 20 December 1929, it was reopened in 2000 after a major renovation and conservation effort.”
35 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Dine at Depot, underneath Auckland's iconic landmark the Sky Tower. Depot is casual but upmarket dining from NZ celebrity chef, Al Brown. You can also combine this with a trip to the top of the Sky Tower for stunning views. ”
59 locals recommend
Bistro
“Coco's is an institution on K'rd. One of the oldest restaurant with hearty italian food and decent wine list.”
47 locals recommend
Casino
“Visit the very best of the city, SKYCITY - our premiere entertainment destination in the heart of Auckland's CBD.”
16 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira is one of New Zealand's most important museums and war memorials. Its collections concentrate on New Zealand history, natural history, and military history.”
26 locals recommend
Brewery
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“There’s a free bowling alley , great area for both night life and during the day, has also a view of Haparand a yacht I am usually on.”
18 locals recommend
History Museum
“A charming interactive village that gives insight into the pioneering days of the late 1800's. Well worth-while are the once a month interactive days when locals dress in period costume and give insight as to what it was like in the days of the early settler to the area”
22 locals recommend
Cinema
“A wide range of movies close to Bricklane Bar & Restaurant West Auckland . a word of warning - pricy restaurants and cafes. Better not to buy wine or beer as very expensive. and can really dent your pocket.”
21 locals recommend