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Get cozy with all the kiwi charm of Auckland’s culture, seafood, history and natural beauty. Only visiting for a few days? Be sure to hit these must-sees while in town.

Planning Your Visit

  • How many days to spend in Auckland?

    It’s a small city packed with nature and historical intrigue. One could have a decent handle on the city within 4 days.

  • How to pack?

    Weather is generally mild with warm, humid summers and balmy, damp winters. Lots of layers and rain gear are advisable.

Good to know

  • Language
    English and Maori
  • Currency
    NZD ($)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (+12:00)
  • Country Code
    +64
  • Best time to visit
    April and October fall just outside peak tourist season, so prices will be lower, but you'll still get lots of sunshine and warm weather!

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What people are saying about Auckland

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 3,378 reviews

Jo was the most thoughtful and informative host. We absolutely enjoyed our tour and would definitely recommend it. All the vineyards we visited were outstanding, especially Mudbrick Vineyard with gardens and views just as beautiful as one we visited in the south of France years ago. The lunch included at the end was also really good.

A fabulous day at this very special spot. Passionate volunteers shared so much more than we would have been aware of so the guided tour was well worth the $10. Huge growth of the native bush and bird life since we were there over 10 years ago.

Beautiful island, wonderful tracks. It is easy to navigate around and sign posts are easy to follow. Recommend taking the guided walk at the start, we didn't and found it might have helped provide more context.

Loved every Bit of the Tour. The Price was right for what was Included. They even went out of their way to pick us up from a hotel out near the Airport. Fantastic service and a truly Enjoyable Time.

We had a major problem with Fullers. The trip over was delayed from 9 am to 10.30 am. Although they were in touch by email they did not notify us of this delay. The rest of the day was amazing.