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AOTEA SQUARE - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

Aotea Square is the unifying centre of all the activity that occurs within Auckland Live venues. At 4,500 square metres, the Square is the largest open-air space in the inner city of Auckland and is used for a myriad of different activities including festivals, parades, political rallies, cultural shows and community..(more)

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AUCKLAND BOTANIC GARDENS - South Auckland

Location: Auckland - South

Auckland Botanic Gardens is home to over 10,000 plants from around the world. With something always in bloom it is a great place to take the family, enjoy a guided tour and relax in Cafe Miko. Huakaiwaka, the Auckland Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre is a unique site to launch a new product, hold conferences, team-building..(more)

AUCKLAND DOMAIN - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

The Auckland Domain is the city's oldest park and is spacious and diverse. The 75 hectare park has been developed around the cone of an extinct volcano. There are formal gardens, duck ponds, large green open spaces edged by mature trees, bush walks and..(more)

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AUCKLAND FREE WALKING TOURS - Auckland

Location: Auckland - North Shore

Auckland Free Walking Tours ­is one of the most convenient and insightful ways to explore the City of Sails. The walk leaves from the Queens Wharf Village (89 Quay Street) — daily* at 10.30am. The entire walk will take between 2.5 and 3 hours, and we’ll be walking rain or..(more)

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COAST TO COAST WALKWAY - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland Harbour

There are few places in the world where you can walk from one ocean to a completely different one in just a couple of hours. The Auckland Coast to Coast Walkway is special not just for this unique fact, but that it takes you over such a huge variety of..(more)

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FHE GALLERIES - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

Established in 1993 by Fogarty, Hojsgaard and Entwisle (or FHE), FHE Galleries exhibit work from the Pacific and New Zealand’s premier artists alongside contemporary and ethnographical pieces. Inside the Kitchener Street gallery you will find a range of photography, furniture, glass, applied arts, sculpture and painting..(more)

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GOAT ISLAND MARINE RESERVE - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland Harbour

Head to Goat Island Marine Reserve to get up close to masses of colourful fish. Goat Island is New Zealand’s first and most accessible marine reserve and an amazing spot for snorkelling and diving. After a day in the water, stop in at the nearby community of Leigh for a bite to eat and a..(more)

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GOW LANGSFORD GALLERY - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

Gow Lansford Gallery Kitchener Street is located in the historic St James building on the corner of Kitchener and Wellesley Streets. The gallery features a regularly evolving programme of exhibitions as well as a space dedicated to..(more)

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HUNUA FALLS UPPER LOOKOUT WALK - East Auckland

Location: Auckland - East

Hunua Falls is one of the most popular spots for walkers in the bush-clad Hunua Ranges in Auckland’s east. ​This walk is a great way to see the Hunua Falls from all angles and enjoy the surrounding forest. It climbs from the Wairoa River below the Falls through beautiful lush forest, along a shady stream..(more)

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KITEKITE TRACK WAITAKERE RANGES - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Waitakere City

Kitekite Track is a great introduction to the natural beauty of the Waitakere Ranges. ​With waterfalls, streams, pools and beautiful native bush, this is a great short walk that’s suitable for the whole family. Walk through native plant life including nikau palms, silver tree ferns and regenerated kauri, and hear the call of the..(more)

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MANUKAU HEADS LIGHTHOUSE - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Manukau City

The views as you drive along Awhitu Peninsula are truly magnificent, with the Manukau Heads Lighthouse sitting proudly at the very tip. This lighthouse is particularly special as it’s one of only a few in New Zealand you can actually climb to the top..(more)

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MOUNT EDEN / MAUNGAWHAU - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Mt Eden

Mount Eden is a vibrant, funky suburb with a winning combination of culture and nature. Walk to the top of Mount Eden’s volcanic cone for some of the best views in Auckland and afterwards treat yourself to a spot of shopping in the village and lunch at one of the hip local..(more)

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MURIWAI BEACH - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Piha and Muriwai Beach

Muriwai Beach is a beautiful, windswept beach on Auckland’s wild west coast. Its pounding waves draw surfers and its dramatic stretch of black volcanic sand is perfect for a walk to blow out the cobwebs. Don’t miss the impressive sight of the huge gannet colonies nestled on the rugged..(more)

NEW ZEALAND MARITIME MUSEUM - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

Museum entry is FREE for Aucklanders. New Zealand’s most celebrated mariner, Sir Peter Blake was a peerless ocean racer and passionate environmentalist. This stunning permanent exhibition celebrates his remarkable achievements, as well as paying tribute to New Zealand's world-renowned design and yachting..(more)

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NORTH SHORE COASTAL WALK - Auckland

Location: Auckland - North Shore

The North Shore Coastal Walk begins at Long Bay Regional Park and weaves through the beaches and suburbs of ‘the Shore’ and out to Devonport. The route is accessible at all tides, following cliff top tracks, pedestrian shortcuts, steps and..(more)

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OLD MILL TRACK, Whangaparapara - Great Barrier Island

Location: Auckland - Great Barrier Island

Discover the site of the Kauri Timber Company sawmill and an historic steam traction engine. At low tide, the track can be walked around the shoreline, beginning at The Green..(more)

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PUKOROKORO MIRANDA SHOREBIRD CENTRE - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Miranda and Kaiaua

Located only an hour from Auckland the Pukorokoro Miranda Shorebird Centre is an excellent stop to escape the city and have a look at some of New Zealand’s amazing birdlife. Best birdwatching is two hours either side of high..(more)

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RANGITOTO ISLAND WALKS - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland Harbour

Emerging from the sea just 600 years ago, pest-free Rangitoto Island is the youngest volcano in New Zealand. An Auckland icon and deeply enriched with history, it's long been a favourite day trip for walkers. The walk takes in various lookout stops but it's the spectacular 360-degree views at the top that will ensure your efforts..(more)

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SHAKESPEAR REGIONAL PARK - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Whangaparaoa

Shakespear Regional Park boasts an incredible location, taking up most of the tip of Whangaparaoa Peninsula, which juts out into the Hauraki Gulf. The park is a wildlife sanctuary, with an abundance of birdlife in..(more)

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STONY BATTER HISTORIC RESERVE - Waiheke Island

Location: Auckland - Waiheke Island

Stony Batter Historic Reserve, at the eastern end of Waiheke Island, is named for its unusual rocky outcrops and is the site of extensive tunnels and gun emplacements dating back to WWII. ​This short walk combines fascinating history and the beautiful scenery Waiheke Island is famous for. It’s accessible all year round and is perfect..(more)

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TAMAKI DRIVE WALK - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

Walking along Tamaki Drive is one of the best ways to appreciate the beauty of Auckland’s amazing harbour setting. ​Tamaki Drive curves along the waterfront from downtown Auckland to St Heliers Bay, offering a superb outlook over the sparkling Waitemata..(more)

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TE URU WAITAKERE CONTEMPORARY GALLERY - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Titirangi

Te Uru is open to the public from Monday to Sunday, 10am to 4.30pm. Entry is free. We also open in the evening for special events. We present a diverse programme of contemporary exhibitions, events and activities, including art, craft and design, to reflect and strengthen the full diversity of cultural identities, interests and potential..(more)

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TIRITIRI MATANGI ISLAND WALKS - Auckland

Location: Auckland

See a variety of native birds on the walks on this pest-free island, as well as views of the surrounding islands. A reasonable standard of fitness is required for some tracks. Tracks are clearly marked and..(more)

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WYNYARD QUARTER - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

Head to Wynyard Quarter, Auckland’s most recently developed waterfront precinct, for great dining, family friendly playspaces, and great markets and outdoor cinema in the summer. Enjoy a meal overlooking the water at North Wharf and don’t miss the fantastic Auckland Fish..(more)

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