Auckland's vast harbour, quiet islands and vibrant cityscape offer an exciting and accessible mix of urban, water and wildlife activities.
From central Auckland you can be on the water in a matter of minutes.
The Hauraki Gulf, on the doorstep of Auckland city, is home to a multitude of remarkable islands. Don't miss out on these activities:
Here's a few activities for the family you can try out next time you're in Auckland:
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.