What to do in Auckland in one day

09:00 – Hotel DeBrett

09:30 – Viaduct Harbour

10:30 – Espresso Workshop Britomart

11:00 – Auckland Museum

12:30 – Lunch at One Tree Grill

14:00 – Cornwall Park

16:00 – Giapo ice cream

17:00 – Queen Street

18:30 – Sky Tower

19:30 – Clooney Restaurant

21:00 – Auckland Civic Theatre

22:30 – Fukuko

23:59 – Platform the Venue

 

We mapped out your day trip in Auckland

Each highlight of your day trip is numbered, simply follow the guide

What you should absolutely know about Auckland

City highlights, food & drinks, expressions, weather, how to get there and how to get around

Auckland, New Zealand is a booming metropolitan area that lays between two major harbors. During your Auckland day trips, experience a plethora of activities from fine dining and shopping. Auckland also is home to many natural geologic structures and beautiful scenic areas. Some iconic things about the city include a giant Sky Tower overlooking the city and the vast Viaduct Harbor. Viaduct Harbor is a gem in itself, with its many cute cafes and bars. Auckland also boasts a huge old named Auckland Domain, which is located within an extinct volcano. Trek out to Mission Bay Beach for a change of scene

Visit the Great Barrier Island, home to hot springs and amazing wooden dams that can be travelled across known as “kauri”. Visit the Rangitoto Summit, a volcanic island on the Hauraki Gulf. Experience the Sky Tower for amazing views and spectacular bungee jumping

When it comes to food, Auckland is home to the finest restaurants and wineries in the region. The seafood is always fresh and Whitebait is a particular favorite. Try pavlova, roasted lamb, and green-lipped mussels. Save room for your dessert and try the hangi-steamed pudding

Most natives of New Zealand speak English, but have their own slang words. “Crook” is a term used to describe something unfortunate and a “jersey” is a sweater. Any lemon lime soft drink is referred to as “lemonade” and “togs” is a bathing suit”

The summer season lasts from December to February and has temperatures in the 70s and 80s. Fall lasts from March to May, with highs in the 70s. The winter season has highs in the 30s. Spring weather is unpredictable with temperatures in the 60s

The most convenient way to get from the airport to the city is the Airbus Express, which runs 24 hours a day, and costs 24 New Zealand dollars. You can take the bus for 6 New Zealand dollars or train for 8 New Zealand dollars

The most worthwhile investment for travelers is an “AT HOP” card which covers expenses for buses, trains, and ferries in Auckland. The card costs about 7 New Zealand dollars and is very convenient for all kind of travelers 

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