Welcome to Auckland

Rated as the third most liveable city in the world, Auckland is an exhilarating mix of natural wonders and urban adventures.

Explore Auckland, New Zealand, where city style and spectacular landscapes go hand in hand.

From world-class food, wine and designer shopping to beautiful beaches, islands and outdoor adventures, you’ll find the best of both worlds.

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Passports, Visas & Electronic Travel Authority (ETA)

We enjoy welcoming visitors to New Zealand. To ensure you have an experience to remember, make sure you’ve done your homework and have everything sorted before you leave.

When you arrive, your passport must be valid for at least three months beyond your intended departure date, and if required, have a valid New Zealand visa.

From 1 October 2019, visitors from visa-waiver countries must request an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) prior to coming to New Zealand. You may also have to pay an International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL). For more information on the ETA and IVL, visit Immigration New Zealand.

Before travelling to New Zealand, you need to make sure your passport is valid for at least three months longer than your expected departure date. If you come from a country that needs a New Zealand visa to enter, please be sure to apply in advance.

If you have a biometric ordinary passport (or electronic passport) and are over 12 years old, you may be able to use New Zealand Customs eGate service. This allows you to complete your Customs and Immigration checks faster so you can get on with enjoying your visit to New Zealand.

Getting to Auckland

FLIGHTS

Over 12,000 people work at Auckland Airport, ensuring your passenger experience is a memorable one.

The airport services around 70 different airlines connecting Auckland with domestic centres and international airports.

AIRPORT CONNECTIONS

Many transport options are available for getting to and from Auckland Airport, which is conveniently located between both Auckland city and Manukau city. These Include:

Getting around Auckland

RIDE SHARE

Uber, Zoomy and Ola are popular ride sharing services in Auckland. Auckland Airport is a ride sharing friendly airport, which charge $4 per pick up and $4 per drop off, at the domestic terminal and $5.00 per pick up and $3.00 per drop off at the International terminal

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

The Auckland Transport website is where you’ll find everything you need to know about getting around Auckland on buses, trains and ferries.

Use the Auckland Transport online journey planner to make every trip easy. The journey planner planner will advise what routes are available, and provide times, fares and maps for your trips. Bus, train and ferry information is also available by phoning the Auckland Transport contact centre on +64 9 366 6400.

TAXIS

Alert Taxis

Per KM: $2.47  Fare to CBD: $65

Auckland Co-op Taxis

Per KM: $2.47  Fare to CBD: $68

Cheap Cabs

Per KM: $2.15  Fare to CBD: $38

Corporate Cabs

Per KM: $2.70  Fare to CBD: $75

Green Cabs

Per KM: $2.45  Fare to CBD: $65

Local Attractions

Adventure in the City

Leave Auckland with no regrets and having pushed all your limits. Try a Sky Jump from the iconic Sky Tower, or walk it’s edge – 192 metres above ground level! And if that’s not enough, head to the Auckland Harbour Bridge for New Zealand’s only Bridge Climb or bungy into the Waitemata Harbour. Epic!

Images courtesy of Mark Downey

Hauraki Gulf

Auckland city is perched on the edge of a sheltered harbour that’s dotted with emerald islands which you can journey to by ferry. Many of these islands are wildlife sanctuaries and feature beautiful walks. Waiheke is a must-see ‘island of wine’. The gulf waters itself are teeming with marine life and ideal for a cruise.

Images courtesy of Explore NZ

Auckland Central

Central Auckland is a vibrant mix of shopping, dining and entertainment. Explore the city’s wide range of different shopping experiences from local and international designer clothes to retro and vintage fashions. Or soak up the lively nightlife with a visit to one of Auckland’s many bars and eateries.

Images courtesy of Camilla Rutherford

Matakana

Matakana’s beautiful beaches, boutique vineyards, local arts scene and picturesque village with a superb farmers’ market make this region a divine destination. For a day of exploring and wine tasting, indulge in a deluxe vineyard tour with Bush and Beach or Matakana Food & Wine Tour.

Images courtesy of Graeme Murray

Food & Wine

Auckland’s fertile land and rich waters means that the region is home to world-class food producers. For those that are passionate about fresh, delicious ingredients, it’s paradise – embark on a tour with The Big Foodie, or Wine and Food tours and get to know Auckland gastronomy.

Images courtesy of Miles Holden

Waiheke Island

Waiheke Island is the ultimate island retreat, just a 40-minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland. Known as the ‘island of wine’ for its many wineries and vineyards, a wine tasting tour is a must. Enjoy a day trip and explore the beaches, restaurants and other activities on the island.

Images courtesy of Miles Holden

Rangitoto Island

Auckland’s most iconic island, Rangitoto is one of 48 dormant volcanic cones (maunga) sitting just off the coast from the central city. Take a short ferry from the city to walk or do a guided tour to the summit for spectacular views, or glide across the harbour via paddle power on a sunset kayak tour.

Images courtesy of Fraser Clements

West Coast Beaches

Less than an hour from Auckland City lie the wild west coast beaches, where the Tasman Sea meets long, vast stretches of black sand. Visit Muriwai Beach to see the impressive clifftops and gannet colonies or head to Piha, a popular surf beach, and Karekare, made famous as the backdrop for the film The Piano.

Images courtesy of Scott Venning

Great Barrier Island

A boating paradise, Great Barrier Island shelters Auckland’s harbour from the relentless swells of the Pacific Ocean. Covered in lush native forest, hike the Aotea Track, visit the rare wildlife of Glenfern Sanctuary or relax on Medlands Beach. Either Go Great Barrier Island Tours or Sundancer Tours offer great ways to see the island. Or if you’re feeling brave, why not try a kayak circumnavigation? It is also the first island in the world to be designated the status of an International Dark Sky Sanctuary.

Images courtesy of Scott Venning

Discover Art and Culture

Explore world-class exhibitions at one of the many art galleries or wander through a contemporary collection of New Zealand sculptures amid stunning landscapes as part of the Brick Bay Sculpture Trail or Sculptureum. Take a guided walking tour of Rangitoto Island or explore the Māori history and traditions at Auckland Museum. Watch the sun rise as you join an ancient Karakia ceremony with Tamaki Hikoi guided tours.

Images courtesy of Fraser Clements

EAT & DRINK

Auckland is a food lover’s paradise – surrounded by fertile land and rich waters, it’s home to world-class chefs, food producers and winemakers. Along with the city’s impressive range of restaurants, bars, cafés and markets, Auckland’s wine regions are a must for foodies. Award-winning pinot Gris and rich, full Syrah are among the area’s specialties.

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