Auckland, New Zealand

Your ultimate Auckland, New Zealand guide.


Everything you need to know to plan an amazing trip to Auckland, New Zealand.

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Know Before You Go

15 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting New Zealand

Are you headed to New Zealand? It is one of the most beautiful countries in the world! Read these tips to make the most of your trip to New Zealand.

Where to Stay

The Grand by SkyCity

Easy walking distance to the Sky Tower, which is less than a block away.

The Hilton Auckland

Located right on the wharf, where you can catch a quick ferry to Waiheke Island.

Sofitel Auckland

Experience true luxury while steps away from Auckland's best restaurants.

What to Pack

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Packing Tips

• Temperatures are cool even in the summer
• Attire in New Zealand tends to be on the casual side
• Click on "Packing Tips" below for a detailed packing list

What to Do

Auckland, New Zealand: 8 Can’t-Miss Things to Do & See

Thinking about visiting Auckland, New Zealand? Read this post for the top things to do and see while visiting this beautiful city!

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