Explore Auckland

Around the region
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1. Central City and Surrounds

There’s world-class shopping, buzzing waterfront precincts lined with restaurants, a vibrant arts and culture scene and harbour adventures right on your doorstep.

2. Hauraki Gulf and Islands

Discover tranquil islands lined with golden-sand beaches, walk up Auckland’s youngest volcano, or go kayaking, sailing or dolphin spotting in the harbour.

3. North Shore and Hibiscus Coast

Head north and discover the ultimate laid-back lifestyle, where great food is always close at hand and the sea is your constant companion.

4. East and Southeast Auckland

Find sparkling blue waters, white-sand beaches, rolling countryside, boutique vineyards and the largest native forest in the Auckland region.

5. South Auckland

Auckland’s south is a melting pot of cultures from around the world, a place where history, adventure and beautiful landscapes combine.

6. West Auckland

Journey into a region of natural wonders. Walk through untouched native rainforest, experience the rugged beauty of the wild west coast beaches and visit Auckland’s oldest wine region.


Auckland is more than a city, it’s a region of contrasts waiting to be explored.

Welcome to a host destination that combines first-rate accommodation and infrastructure with world-class shopping, superb food and wine, and lively waterfront precincts. Auckland offers the ultimate combination of city sophistication and natural beauty. Everything is within close proximity – hotels and conference venues are surrounded by restaurants, attractions and entertainment districts, and there are endless adventures right on the doorstep, from island retreats and wine tours to dolphin spotting and sailing. Auckland is also one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the world, home to more than 200 ethnicities, giving the city an exciting variety of cuisine, art, music and events to enjoy year-round. Find out more at aucklandnz.com