Spread over 4000km of designated marine park, the glistening waters of the Hauraki Gulf reach from the shores of Auckland...
Hauraki Gulf District
North Shore District
With 64 hectares and over 10,000 plants to discover, a trip to the Auckland Botanic Gardens is a great way to spend the day. . . . More . . .
Food and drink
The best evenings in Auckland blend great eats and entertainment... Read the story . . .
MOTAT is the largest museum of its kind in New Zealand and promises an interactive and exciting experience for both young and old. . . . More . . .
Five ideas for family adventures in Auckland. Read the story . . .
Auckland City Centre
At Skydive Auckland we offer the highest tandem skydive in New Zealand's North Island, where you can jump from 16,500ft! Attached to your instructor you . . . More . . .
Things to do
Catching the ferry and taking a short walk on beautiful Rangitoto Island is an absolute Auckland must-do. Read the story . . .
Martins Bay offers a welcome coastal escape only an hour north of central Auckland.
Located on the edge of a long stretch of sandy . . . More . . .
Do what the locals do on the Hauraki Gulf islands. Read the story . . .
We are located in a quiet residential area, yet only 6km from Auckland Airport. The rooms are sunny and spacious - all you need for . . . More . . .
Walk straight to the summit of Rangitoto Island, or take one of the alternative routes and enjoy the exceptional views of Auckland spread out before you from the top. Read the story . . .
YMCA Hostel is part of YMCA Auckland, a not for profit organisation that is associated with YMCAs around the world and strives to make a . . . More . . .
Explore defences that were placed on the headland to protect Auckland from feared Russian invasions and take in one of the best views in Auckland from North Head. Read the story . . .
Takapuna Beach...city rhythm, beach vibe. Only 10 minutes from Auckland CBD. With a vibrant beach atmosphere, a thriving hospitality scene, designer shopping, bustling Sunday markets, . . . More . . .
Te Matuku Marine Reserve protects one of Waiheke Island’s largest and least disturbed estuaries. Read the story . . .
Great Barrier Island
Stunningly beautiful Great Barrier Island offers a truly back-to-nature experience.Remote and rugged, "the Barrier" is a great place to really escape the rigours of a . . . More . . .
Do what the locals do in Matakana. Read the story . . .