Auckland Guide


Experience the best of Auckland

Auckland serves up an amazing variety of cuisine from around the world. Choose from thousands of restaurants, cafés, bars and wineries and treat your taste buds. Auckland dining offers everything from fine food and wine to fresh fish and chips.

Riverhead Ferry

Leaving from Auckland’s downtown Ferry Terminal embark on a 1 ½ hours cruise to the historic restored Riverhead Tavern. The cruise takes you under the Auckland Harbour Bridge, past the Chelsea Sugar Works, Kauri Point Ammunition Dump, Hobsonville Airbase, Herald Island, Paremoremo Inlet and Huapai Golf Course all the way to Riverhead. When you arrive you […]



Voted four times ‘Best Shopping Precinct” in Auckland’ by Metro readers, a reputation earned from its selection of luxury and exclusive stores. But Newmarket is much more than just upmarket fashion stores.  Take a couple of hours to explore what lies behind Broadway and you’ll find a diverse mix of modern and old, ugly and […]

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Viaduct Harbour

Explore the vibrant Viaduct Harbour, where restaurants and bars line the waterfront, with a backdrop of sheltered waters and sleek super yachts.  Take your pick from the excellent eateries, go dancing after dark or head out on a harbour adventure. Viaduct Harbour is host to many fabulous events including the past America’s Cup defences, Louis […]

Britomart Auckland


This important part of Auckland has a unique heritage of history, culture and architecture.  Once neglected, it has emerged as a vibrant mixed-use community – and a legacy for the city. Lying between the Waitemata Harbour and Auckland’s lower CBD, Britomart is a 6.5-hectare waterfront precinct of heritage buildings, new developments and open and intimate […]

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Sky Tower

A truly captivating experience awaits visitors to Auckland’s Sky Tower. At 328 metres, it is the tallest man-made structure in New Zealand and offers breath taking views for up to 80 kilometres in every direction. Travel up in the glass-fronted lifts to one of the three spectacular viewing platforms. Sky Walk Take in the spectacular […]

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Waterfront Market

Auckland City has its very own weekly market. No longer will that relaxed feeling of strolling casually amongst the bustling market stalls be exclusive to the rural locations of Matakana and Kumeu. The Waterfront Market at the Wynyard Quarter, is bringing fresh produce and high quality artisan products to the central city. The Auckland Fish […]

Auckland Guide - Waiheke Island

Waiheke Island

In the heart of Auckland’s sparkling Hauraki Gulf, Waiheke Island is a picturesque blend of farmland, forest, beaches, vineyards and olive groves. Waiheke is just a 35-minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, and has an international reputation for food and arts. There’s a great range of activities on Waiheke – from mountain biking to wine […]