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Making new friends is a big part of travelling, and with as many as 420,000 residents calling this place home, you're certain to have no shortage of opportunities.
It's situated 490 kilometres away from Wellington, the national capital, and 12 kilometres away from Green Bay.
In a sparkling destination that's jam-packed with things to discover, Mt. Eden Domain and the University of Auckland are in a league of their own. Sky Tower and Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World also feature on nearly every Auckland travel guide, and they just cannot be missed!
The whole family will have a ball at Rainbow's End and Treasure Island Adventure Golf. If that isn't enough to tire the young ones out, why not head along to Parnell Baths and Clevedon Animal Farm as well?
Get up close to the animals, big and small, that call the Auckland Zoo and the Butterfly Creek home. You can also learn about the world of some of our most fascinating wildlife at Waipipi Bird Park and the Reptile Park.
If you love your wine, don't overlook the opportunity to indulge your palate at the Artisan Wine and the Stonyridge. You can also sit down, relax and sample a glass of white or red at the Babich Wines and the Villa Maria Estate.
Take on the house at the SkyCity Casino. If you want more of the glittering casino lights and lively atmosphere, then the Sky City Casino should be your next stop.
This region takes its plant collecting seriously, so there are a variety of places where you can go and learn about botanic species from both regional and international landscapes. A relaxed afternoon spent strolling through the inspiring gardens at the Wintergarden and the Auckland Botanical Gardens is a must. For those travellers who are more devoted, the Parnell Rose Gardens and the Dove-Myer Robinson Park also have some unique displays.
In the mood for an alfresco lunch? Grab some bread and cheese and make your way to One Tree Hill Domain or Auckland Domain for a laid-back picnic. The Eden Garden and Myers Park are two more spots where you can soak up some greenery.
Whether you're looking for a tour or a ticket to somewhere fun, Princes Warf Visitor Information Centre is here to help! Its dedicated team of local experts will make sure you get the most out of your stay in Auckland.
Among the gorgeous natural attractions in Auckland is Karekare Falls. Its tumbling waters will not disappoint.
Take off to Piha Beach or Orewa Beach and let the smell of the salty water and sounds of the ocean soothe your mind. Travellers who are eager to see more should also swing by Onetangi Beach and Oneroa Beach.
Auckland offers a multitude of natural reserves, such as Goat Island and Mount Victoria. For those who haven't quite had their fix, Kawau Island and Waitakere Ranges are two more worth visiting.
The Auckland War Memorial Museum and the Museum of Transport and Technology are ideal places to escape a less-than-perfect day. Peruse the eye-opening exhibits and ask the staff about tours and other educational opportunities! Art Gallery and the Whittaker’s Musical Museum are also top choices for museum nerds.
Ships have played a massive role in the history of many countries. Find out how this area has been shaped by these adventurous sailors at the New Zealand National Maritime Museum. For even more intriguing tales from the seven seas, head onwards to the Royal New Zealand Navy Museum and the Voyager Maritime Museum.
Science geeks will be over the moon with Stardome Observatory, where a whole range of mind-boggling scientific objects and exhibits are just waiting to be examined.
Whichever genre of art you enjoy, there's a chance you'll find it in Auckland. Why not kick off your day of gallery going at the Artspace and the Auckland Art Gallery? Also investigate what events are on at the John Leech Gallery and the Oedipus Rex Gallery.
Travel back through time and get to know the events and characters that have contributed to the growth of the Auckland region at the Devonport Museum and the Warkworth and District Museum. Also consider checking out the eye-opening exhibits which help bring history to life at the Bohemian Museum and the Auckland Museum.
Take a journey into the past and head to Auckland Town Hall and Government House. They're superb places to get a better grasp on Auckland's history. If that doesn't satisfy your inner history geek, also check out Kinder House and Old Government House.
A piece of architecture that has spanned the waterways of Auckland for what feels like an eternity, Grafton Bridge is an important part of the city's heritage that no traveller should miss out on.
You don't need to be religious to see St. Patrick's Cathedral and St. Paul's Church, two sites renowned for their spiritual and historical value. All Saints Anglican Church and St Mary's Cathedral are also on the itinerary of many spiritually curious travellers.
They probably aren't on the front page of your guidebook, but Half Moon Bay Marina and Snowplanet are still well worth an outing. Alternatively, you could visit the Artstation and the University of Auckland Library.
With such a nice selection, you shouldn't have too many hassles finding your Auckland hotel (in fact, we reckon it'll be a breeze!) lastminute.com.au currently offers more than 145 places to crash.
Thrifty travellers can relax. Budget rooms await at the Auckland Northshore Motels & Holiday Park and the Verandahs Backpackers. These digs are proof that terrific service doesn't need to cost an arm and a leg. But if you'd rather live a life of luxury while you're here, the Mollies Boutique Hotel or the Hotel DeBrett may be more up your alley. Just sit back, relax and let the expert staff do their thing.
While you're staying in Auckland, you can't miss the University of Auckland. Want to stay within a short distance so you can take in this world‐renowned attraction at your leisure? The Hauraki Blue Overnight Cruise is approximately 1 kilometre away and the Braemar on Parliament Street is 0.3 kilometres away.
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