Search
Hotel Deals
date_range
date_range

Map &
Directions
mode_edit
Write a Tip
chevron_left
 
chevron_right

Top Tours

 
Auckland Sunset and Night Photography Tour
"Our tour normally starts at Mt Victoria where we can watch the sun setting and get some great images of Auckland bathed in orange light. On our way to Northcote we see some of Devonports finest buildings and beaches. At Northcote we get a great shot of t we also walk up onto a motorway overpass which is a great opportunity to get some light trail photographs. Our drive then takes us around  Auckland's waterfront to see the nightlife and admire Mission Bay with all the shops and the great fountain li another great shot is at Bastion Point overlooking Auckland and out to sea . Then its up through Parnell with its quaint colonial houses and a stop at St Marys church at the top of Parnell. Rated as one of the finest wooden examples of gothic arc"""The beauty of Auckland is truly appreciated at night being reflected in the Waitemata harbor. Auckland really comes to life at night and is easily photographed as it's not very busy and we have access to some great spots. Whether it's a stunning view of the Harbor Bridge Auckland War Memorial Museum or the early colonial houses in Parnell
From NZD175.00
 
Auckland Hop-on Hop-off Tour
"The Auckland Hop-on Hop-off tour includes commentary and visits the ""Big 14 Attractions"" of Auckland. Buses leave every 30 minutes in summer and hourly in winter. Explore the likes of Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium Auckland Museum Mt Eden and the Sky Tower to name just a few. Valid for one or two days the Auckland hop-on hop-off tour takes one-hour to complete an entire loop or you can choose to hop-on and off during the day visiting Auckland's attractions along the way. There is a comprehensive audio commentary on the bus as it travels around the loop. The audio commentary is available in English only. Chinese French Korean
From NZD45.00
 
Auckland Museum General Entry Ticket
"Housed in one of the country's finest heritage buildings the Museum's three floors tell the story of New Zealand. From the great Polynesian voyages which first brought people to Aotearoa to the diverse cultures and communities that make up Auckland today Auckland Museum portrays the rich diversity of New Zealand."""Auckland Museum is regarded as one of the finest museums in the southern hemisphere and is renowned for its unique collection of Maori and Pacific treasures.title=Highlights&1=Auckland+Museum+admission+ticket&2=Gain+access+to+three+floors+of+cultural+exhibits&3=See+a+unique+collection+of+Maori+carvings%2C+buildings%2C+canoes+and+treasures&4=Learn+about+Pacific+culture%2C+art+and+heritage
From NZD25.00

More Tourist Traps in Auckland

Tips

Souvenir shops in Auckland

If you're after genuine "Kiwiana", check country of origin of the goods. Most of the souvenir shops are run by mainland Chinese and Koreans, and while most are well meaning I found more than a few...
View More
Tips

Dolphin Explorer in Auckland

If you are lucky you will see dolpins or even whales which also feature on the brochure of Auckland's Dolpin Explorer. But...Whereas you will get a refund if you do not see whales on a whale watching...
View More
Tips

City Groove Backpackers, Constitution Hill

On their Website: http://www.citygroove.co.nz/ this looks like a great backpackers, but in reality, arriving there was a lot different, and I wouldn't recommend it. Mainly for the fact that our double...
View More
Tips

Watch out for VTers in the elevator!

If you ever open up an elevator and witness something like the picture below, make sure you turn and run away. Any non-VTer that joined this group in an elevator would surely be en-trapped into...
View More
Tips

Not one of Auckland's best.

Mercure Hotel, Customs Street, Downtown area.This is one of Auckland's larger hotels, but my first visit there was less than perfect. On a recent VT evening in the city, we all popped up to the top...
View More
Tips

Kelly Tarltons - a waste of $26!!

Kelly Tarlton's Antarctic Encounter and Underwater World is a major rip-off. It costs $NZ26 for normal adult entry (as at July 2004). YHA/HI members pay $NZ23.40.The Antarctic Experience consists of a...
View More
 
 
Sponsored Listings
Tips

Too much expectation

I was kind of disappointed with Kelly Tarlton’s underwater world as this was suppose to be voted New Zealand’s best visitor attraction. Actually, this attraction was divided into two areas, one being...
View More
Tips

-5 degrees Bar

This Bar is made entirely of ice, including the glasses that you drink from. It's a gimmick, I know... did I try it?? of course! See my nightlife tips!
View More

Top Hotels in Auckland

Hotels
90 Federal St, P.O. Box 90643, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
Show Prices
Hotels
147 Quay St, Princes Wharf, Auckland, North Island, 1010, New Zealand
Show Prices
Hotels
128 Albert St, P.O. Box 6841, Auckland, North Island, 1030, New Zealand
Show Prices
Hotels
Mayoral Dr & Vincent St (formerly Carlton Hotel Auckland), Auckland, North Island 1010, New Zealand
Show Prices
Hotels
Corner Federal and Kingston Streets, Auckland, North Island, 1001, New Zealand
Show Prices
Hotels
83 Symonds Street, (formerly Sheraton Auckland), Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
Show Prices

Top Things to Do in Auckland

Things to Do

Mt Eden

This is the highest mount of Auckland. It is an extinguished volcano. The bus cannot reach the top, so you have to walk about 300 meters from the bus stop up to the crater. The view is nice but you...
View More
Things to Do

Devonport

Devonport was one of the highlights for me when I went to Auckland. Located on the north shore it is just a 12 minute ferry ride away from downtown Auckland. (This is one of the best ways to see the...
View More
Things to Do

Auckland Museum and Domain

Reading the name of this museum, actually I wanted to skip as I am not a fan of war memorials. My friend wanted to see a Maori performance that are available at the museum four times a day: 11am,...
View More
Things to Do

Skytower Complex and Casino

Let's start saying I have a pretty strong fear of the high. This tower is 328 meters and I decided to visit as I never had problems with other panoramic tower I visited before. What I did not know was...
View More
Things to Do

Kelly Tarltons Underwater World

This is a great place to take kids. It's an aquarium, and, while there are many of these around the world, this one is pretty cool. They have ticket packages, memberships and single visit tickets...
View More
Things to Do

Auckland Zoo

A visit to Auckland Zoo is very worth while especially because of the very impressive and friendly layout. It is also a wonderful opportunity to see native species as well as exotic ones. Of course...
View More

Top 5 Auckland Writers

keeweechic's Profile Photo

keeweechic

"Keeweechic's Auckland"
View Member
kiwi's Profile Photo

kiwi

"AUCKLAND - CITY OF SAILS"
View Member
fachd's Profile Photo

fachd

"Auckland"
View Member
Kakapo2's Profile Photo

Kakapo2

"Between Rainforest and Traffic Jam"
View Member
worldkiwi's Profile Photo

worldkiwi

"Auckland - City of Sails."
View Member