Things to do in Auckland

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Auckland, New Zealand, is one of the most amazing vacation destinations on the planet. This city is a meeting point for people from all over the world. Don't be fooled by Auckland's remote location on the map. New Zealand is a land of wonder and adventure. Is Auckland calling your name? Let Expedia.com help you plan a trip to the famous City of Sails.

2-Day Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Tour by Gray Line
Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of New Zealand's North Island on a 2-day escape from Auckland. Explore the glowing Waitomo Caves, tour a working sheep farm station, and discover Rotorua's geothermal activity and Maori heritage. Read More

Categories: Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

2 days

$375.90
per adult

2-Day Waitomo, Rotorua & Lake Taupo Tour by Gray Line
See the greatest sights of the north island on this 2-day tour from Auckland. Head to the world-famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves, explore Rotorua's geothermal activity and Maori heritage, and travel to Lake Taupo, the country's largest freshwater lake. Read More

Categories: Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

2 days

$471.99
per adult

4-Day Rotorua Discovery Trip by AAT Kings
Explore the iconic scenery and spectacular attractions around Rotorua on this 4-day guided excursion. Your guide gives you a look at the breadth of New Zealand's landscape and culture, from country pastures and historic sites to the famous Waitomo Glowworm... Read More

Categories: Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

4 days

Free cancellation

$853.20
per adult

4-Day Wine Country Tour by AAT Kings
Get a taste of New Zealand's outstanding food and wines on this 4-day getaway. Visit some of the North Island's finest wineries, admire the beautiful countryside, and sample some of the flavors that define the character of the region. Read More

Categories: Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

4 days

Free cancellation

$775.03
per adult

5-Day Fiordland Tour by AAT Kings
Journey through some of the most incredible settings along the South Island's coast for 5 days of discovery and adventure. Admire the stunning fjords at Doubtful Sound and Milford Sound, see the mountain peaks from Lake Manapouri, and experience the... Read More

Categories: Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

5 days

Free cancellation

$1,096.76
per adult

5-Day North Island to South Island Tour by Canterbury Leisure Tours
From ocean-dwelling marine life to soaring mountain peaks, New Zealand is filled from sea to sky with fascinating natural wonders. Explore the best of both islands on this comprehensive tour as you journey from Auckland to Christchurch over the course... Read More

Categories: Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

6 days

Free cancellation

$1,134.29
per adult

7-Day Bay of Islands & Rotorua Tour by AAT Kings
Take a week to explore the sights of northeastern New Zealand on a tour through the country's diverse culture and scenery. Admire the Bay of Islands and Cape Brett Lighthouse, learn about Maori culture, and venture into the Waitomo Glowworm... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

7 days

Free cancellation

$1,506.45
per adult

Admission to Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium
Connect with the underwater world at Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium featuring 8-themed zones, 30 live animal displays, and more than 80 marine species. Created by diver, treasure hunter, and all-around adventurer Kelly Tarlton, this experience brings out the aquatic... Read More

Categories: Attractions

1 day

Free cancellation

$25.43
per adult

America's Cup Sailing Experience by Explore Group Limited
Enjoy an unbelievable sailing experience as you help steer an authentic America's Cup yacht. Participate as a member of the crew by either taking the helm or sitting back and crafting a winning strategy as an experienced team maneuvers the... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$107.07
per adult

Auckland Domain Cultural Walking Tour
Delve into the Maori culture and hear the story of Pukekawa—Auckland Domain's volcano and one of the area's most iconic landmarks. Discover sacred tribal history, ancient stories, and traditions on this 90-minute walking tour. Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$26.77
per adult

Auckland Harbour Bridge Climb & Bungee Combo by AJ Hackett Bungy
Why settle for one when you can do both? Climb to the top of Auckland Harbour Bridge and then bungee jump from it. With exclusive access to the bridge, walk up the steel structure to admire the views. Then experience... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Attractions

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$153.92
per adult

Auckland Harbour Bridge Climb by AJ Hackett Bungy
Get above Auckland on this memorable climb to the summit of the city's famous harbor bridge. Safely attached to a static line, enjoy an easy-going stroll to the top of the steel structure to gaze out and admire panoramic views... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Attractions

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$83.65
per adult

Auckland Museum Admission
Immerse yourself in the splendors of New Zealand at the Auckland Museum. Choose general admission and either an informative guided tour or a chance to watch a live interpretation of the haka—New Zealand’s most celebrated dance. Read More

$6.69
per adult

Bay of Islands Day Tour with Cruise by Gray Line
Enjoy a full-day tour to the Bay of Islands, complete with a scenic cruise out to Cape Brett. Visit the historic Waitangi Treaty Grounds, view magnificent kauri trees, and spot dolphins and other marine wildlife along the stunning coastline. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$235.19
per adult

Bay of Islands, Waitangi Treaty Grounds & Russell Tour by Gray Line
Journey to the Bay of Islands on this day tour from Auckland and explore the historic sites of Waitangi and Russell. Visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and enjoy a ferry ride from Paihia to the romantic township of Russell, the... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$203.19
per adult

City Day Tour with Harbor Cruise & Sky Tower Admission by Gray Line
Spend a day discovering New Zealand's largest city. Explore Auckland’s highlights, including the Harbor Bridge, Queen Street, and Auckland Museum, followed by an afternoon cruise on Waitemata Harbor and admission to the Sky Tower for panoramic views. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$108.00
per adult

City Half-Day Tour & Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium by Gray Line
Discover the best sites of Auckland and immerse yourself in the underwater world of Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium. See the iconic Harbour Bridge, the buzzing Queen Street, and the impressive Auckland Museum, followed by a visit to the Antarctic... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$80.00
per adult

City Highlights & Wilderness Experience Day Tour by Gray Line
Experience the contrasts of Auckland and its surrounding native bush and coastal areas on this full-day tour. See the best sights of the city in the morning and in the afternoon take a trip to the natural treasures of the... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$171.20
per adult

City Highlights & Wilderness Experience Tour
Experience a day of Auckland’s natural contrast. See the city's best sights in the morning; in the afternoon, take a trip to the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park. Explore the history of Auckland as well as its lush rainforests and black... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$143.88
per adult

City Highlights Half-Day Tour by Gray Line
Experience the best of Auckland on this half-day tour, from metropolitan architecture to an extinct volcano site and museum exhibit. Receive a comprehensive introduction to New Zealand's largest city. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$52.00
per adult

City Highlights Morning Tour with Sky Tower Admission by Gray Line
Discover the best of Auckland in half a day. Soak up spectacular sights on this scenic tour, from heritage-listed buildings on Queen Street to the stunning Viaduct Harbor and panoramic vistas from the Sky Tower observation deck. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$68.00
per adult

City Tastes Gourmet Walking Tour
Satisfy your inner foodie and sample tantalizing goods in 3 vibrant Auckland neighborhoods: Britomart Precinct, Viaduct Harbor, and Wynyard Quarter. Taste some of the best food each district has to offer and finish with a light lunch paired with a... Read More

$106.40
per adult

Coast-to-Coast Wine Full-Day Tour by Auckland Wine Trail Tours
Visit both of Auckland's famous wine regions in 1 convenient tour. Vineyards on both the east and west coast offer you tastings of your favorite varietals accompanied with stunning views as you make your way around each region. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$341.29
per adult

Coromandel Full-Day Tour by Bush & Beach
Explore the natural beauty of Coromandel Peninsula, with its rugged mountains, acres of native forest, and sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean. Ride the Driving Creek Railway, walk through the rainforest, and soak in thermal pools at Hot Water Beach. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

Free cancellation

$240.24
per adult

Dinner Sailing Cruise by Explore Group Limited
Immerse yourself in the beauty of Auckland's harbor for an unforgettable experience on the water. Enjoy a delicious dinner on board the luxury yacht, see the sun set over the horizon, and see the buildings of the City of Sails... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$80.30
per adult

East Coast Wine Full-Day Tour by Auckland Wine Trail Tours
Uncover the secrets of the east coast's wine production on this fascinating tour to 4 boutique wineries. To go with your winetastings and gourmet lunch, you also visit several other sites of interest. You can choose from artisan food producers,... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$341.29
per adult

Flying Fox Ziplines at Waiheke Island
Immerse yourself in the beauty of Waiheke Island on this eco-adventure. Enjoy dual ziplining over vineyards and native forest, all while taking in magnificent views of the Auckland skyline and ocean vistas. Afterward, complete your adventure with a guided nature... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Attractions

3 hours

Free cancellation

$79.63
per adult

Great Tastes of Matakana Full-Day Tour by Bush & Beach
Uncover the many delights of Matakana with a food, wine, and art tour of this pretty rural area. With visits to vineyards, artisan food producers, and heritage art centers, immerse yourself in Matakana's vibrant cultural scene during an indulgent tour... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$207.45
per adult

Harbor Sailing Cruise
Board an impressive sailing yacht and enjoy an unforgettable experience on the calm waters of Auckland's Waitemata Harbour. Immerse yourself in the beauty of New Zealand with the sun above you, the wind in your hair, and the City of... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$50.19
per adult

Harley Davidson Chauffeured Passenger Tour to Waitomo Caves
Embark on a truly unique tour of New Zealand. Take in the sights from the back of a Harley Davidson with an exciting and scenic chauffeured ride to the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, where you experience a guided tour of an... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$448.36
per adult

Harley Davidson Chauffeured Tour of the Coromandel Peninsula
Tour the North Island of New Zealand in a unique and exhilarating way: from the back of a Harley Davidson motorcycle. Cruise along winding roads and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Coromandel Peninsula, famous for its pristine beaches and... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$418.24
per adult

Harley Davidson Chauffeured Tour to Hobbiton Village
For a truly unique sightseeing tour of New Zealand, hop on board a Harley Davidson with your own personal driver and guide. Journey to the heart of Middle Earth—the movie set for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit—on... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$448.36
per adult

Harley Davidson Chauffeured Tour to Rotorua
Sit back and watch the world pass over you on this chauffeured Harley Davidson tour. Leave Auckland behind you and head to the geothermal wonders of Rotorua for a Maori cultural experience and a lunch beside scenic Lake Rotorua. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$448.36
per adult

Hobbiton Movie Set & Waitomo Caves Tour
Marvel at thousands of tiny, shimmering glowworms on this magical experience that also includes a journey to Hobbiton of Middle-earth—the movie set from the celebrated The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

13 hours

Free cancellation

$271.20
per adult

Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus
Snuggled between 2 harbors and framed by forested mountain ranges, it's no wonder that Auckland—the largest city in Polynesia—frequently tops lists of the world's most livable cities. Take in the natural beauty and historic sites around town at your own... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tickets & Passes, Tours & Sightseeing

1 day

Free cancellation

$30.11
per adult

Jet Boat Ride
Experience the thrills of an exciting jet boat ride around Waitemata Harbor. Soak up Auckland's skyline and scenic waterfront, and take in great views of the city's top landmarks. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour

Free cancellation

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$65.58

$43.50
per adult

Jet Boat Ride & Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum Admission
Experience a breathtaking, 35-minute jet-boat tour of the Auckland coastline, Waitemata Harbor, and Hauraki Gulf. Then enjoy a visit to the Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum and discover the stories and journeys of courageous explorers and pioneers who sailed to... Read More

$43.50
per adult

Kelly Tarlton's Cage-Free Shark Dive Experience
Confront the ocean's most legendary predators on an underwater, adrenaline-pumping adventure of a lifetime at Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium. Learn the basics of scuba and gear up as you come face-to-face with 23 sharks encircling you during a thrilling... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Attractions, Day Cruises & Water Activities

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$160.61
per adult

Kelly Tarlton's Shark Cage Experience
Dive into the water among the resident predators of the deep during this adrenaline-filled shark cage adventure at Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium. Get up-close and personal with 4 species of shark, stingrays, and fish native to the waters of... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Attractions, Day Cruises & Water Activities

Free cancellation

$82.98
per adult

Maori Small-Group Tour
Get insight into Maori culture on this small-group tour guided by a local Maori. See the best of Auckland city, its significant landmarks and monuments, and the west coast's famous black sand beaches all in 1 day. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$177.34
per adult

Matakana Artisan Food & Wine Tour
Enjoy a relaxing visit to the beautiful region of Matakana, where you explore luxury vineyards and local establishments, sampling delicious cuisine and a number of wines. This informative tour provides a superb overview of the region, allowing you to taste-test... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$167.30
per adult

Mount Eden Walking Tour
Experience the cultural heart of Auckland and explore the Maori culture and heritage on this walking tour at Mount Eden. Pass iconic landmarks, walk along historical places, and learn about the culture through storytelling and songs. Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$63.57
per adult

Private Luxury City Tour by Time Unlimited
See Auckland in comfort and style with this private and personalized tour of the region. Explore the town and its surroundings at your own pace, experience New Zealand's Maori cultural heritage, and even take a stroll on the edge of... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$662.51
per adult

Private Waitomo Caves & Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
Experience Auckland with this private, personalized tour of the city and countryside. See the best bits of this breathtaking New Zealand town and its surroundings. You also have the chance to see glowworms light up a cave, explore the Hobbiton... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours

Free cancellation

$662.51
per adult

Rangitoto Volcanic Explorer Half-Day Tour
Witness stunning panoramic views from the summit of Rangitoto Volcano on this half-day tour. Combine your ferry trip to Rangitoto Island with a guided tour on a 4-wheel-drive road train and learn about the unique volcano. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$40.15
per adult

Shared Shuttle: Auckland Airport (AKL)
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Auckland Airport and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Auckland Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

45 minutes

Free cancellation

$24.76
per adult

SkyJump Experience
Experience the thrill of flying on SkyJump, a cable-controlled base jump from Auckland's famous Sky Tower to the Sky City plaza—630 feet (192 m) straight down. Find yourself leaning over the streets of Auckland, take a breath, jump, and fly. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Attractions

1 hour

Free cancellation

$150.57
per adult

SkyWalk Experience
Take a stroll 630 feet (192 m) above the ground and catch a bird’s-eye view of the Auckland skyline and beyond at the Sky Tower. Experience the thrill of walking on the very edge of the Sky Tower's outside ring,... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Attractions

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$97.03
per adult

Small-Group All-Inclusive Tour of Auckland & West Coast
Delight in a small-group tour of Auckland's most popular sites and spend your afternoon discovering the wild west coast. Marvel at the city skyline from atop Mount Eden, visit Devonport and Titirangi, stroll through black sand beaches, and immerse... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$177.34
per adult

Tiritiri Matangi Island Day Trip
Discover the beauty and magic of Tiritiri Matangi Island on this day trip from Auckland. Explore the island by foot on numerous walking tracks, see native bird species, visit the lighthouse, and relax on the island's beaches. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$48.18
per adult

Urban Village Delights Gourment Walking Tour
Take a relaxing stroll through Auckland’s fascinating urban village of Ponsonby and taste your way through some of the city’s best cafés, restaurants, and markets. Meet friendly locals and savor a light lunch that's perfectly paired with a premium New... Read More

$126.48
per adult

Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum Admission
Visit the Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum and discover the stories and journeys of courageous explorers and pioneers who sailed to the limits of their imagination, from Kupe and Tasman to Cook and Sir Peter Blake. Read More

Categories: Attractions

1 day

Free cancellation

$11.38
per adult

Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum Entry & Sailing Cruise
Discover the amazing stories of New Zealand's maritime history in the galleries of the Voyager Maritime Museum. Then take a sailing cruise to explore Auckland's bustling Waitemata Harbor aboard the heritage vessel Ted Ashby. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

1 day

Free cancellation

$22.08
per adult

Waiheke Island Afternoon Wine Tour
Enjoy a guided deluxe vineyard tour on stunning Waiheke Island. Take the ferry from Auckland, arrive at the island, and visit 3 top vineyards. Taste world-class wine and continue exploring the island with the All Day Bus Pass. Read More

$79.63
per adult

Waiheke Island Explorer Tour by Fullers Group
Get a taste of the stunning views, culture, and history of the diverse Waiheke Island. Cruise through the glorious Hauraki Gulf and enjoy a guided tour of its best locations. Upon the tour's conclusion, discover the island further at your... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

$34.80
per adult

Waiheke Island Winetasting Tour
Enjoy a guided wine-tasting tour on stunning Waiheke Island. Visit 3 of the island’s top vineyards, sample local wine, and take in the breathtaking scenery during this memorable gourmet experience. Read More
Waitakere Ranges & West Coast Small-Group Walking Tour
Hike along New Zealand’s dramatic west coast to see some of the country’s most beautiful coastline. Enjoy a full-day walking tour with sights including black sand beaches, high cliffs, an ancient forest, and unique wildlife. Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$197.41
per adult

Waitomo Glowworm Caves & Rotorua Day Tour by Gray Line
Leave Auckland behind you and visit the world-famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves and the geothermal wonders of Rotorua. Marvel at the stalactites and glowworms; see boiling mud pools and geysers. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

13 hours

$255.99
per adult

Waterfalls & Wine Full-Day Tour by Auckland Wine Trail Tours
This tour expertly combines spectacular natural landscapes and world-famous viticulture just outside of Auckland. See majestic waterfalls and black-sand beaches in remote locations before visiting a tailored selection of high-quality wineries with delicious tastings. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$327.91
per adult

West Coast Wine Full-Day Tour by Auckland Wine Trail Tours
Taste some of the country's finest wines from a selection of illustrious vineyards as you learn about viticulture on the west coast. At 5 separate wineries, you can sample different wines and understand various approaches to winemaking in this beautiful... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$327.91
per adult

West Coast Wine Half-Day Tour by Auckland Wine Trail Tours
This small-group tour allows you to discover New Zealand winemaking with an itinerary tailored to your specific wine interests. Taste your way through the vintages of 2 carefully chosen vineyards before standing on high cliffs overlooking the beauty of the... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$153.92
per adult

Wilderness Experience Half-Day Tour
Travel from central Auckland to its close-by natural beauty, the Waitakere Ranges Regional Parklands. Experience everything from lush rainforests to beaches with black sand on this guided afternoon tour. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$97.03
per adult

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