Auckland’s vast harbour, quiet islands and vibrant cityscape offer an exciting and accessible mix of urban, water and wildlife activities.

Take to the waters

From central Auckland you can be on the water in a matter of minutes.

Explore the islands of the Hauraki Gulf

The Hauraki Gulf, on the doorstep of Auckland city, is home to a multitude of remarkable islands. Don't miss out on these activities:

Family fun in Auckland

Here's a few activities for the family you can try out next time you're in Auckland:

Take a walk

Where to next?

  • Northland & Bay of Islands: Watch dolphins play, go sand duning and visit the birthplace of our nation.
  • The Coromandel: Dig your own spa at Hot Water Beach, get your photo taken at Cathedral Cove, hike through native forests and relax on pristine, uncrowded beaches.
  • Hamilton - Waikato: Home to Hobbiton Movie Set, Raglan's surf beaches and a number of stunning nature reserves, Hamilton - Waikato is a region not to be missed.