What's on in Auckland
Auckland has so much to see and do! To help you find out what's on we've found some great websites for you.
The official visitor information website for Auckland. Find Auckland events, activities, destinations and more.
Heart of the City is Auckland's central guide for all things to do. Discover events, attractions, activities, shopping & restaurants in Auckland's Heart of the City.
Things To Do
SNOWPLANET is New Zealand's first and only all-year indoor snow resort where snow guests can experience the thrill of snowsports and the atmosphere of a snow village. Only 20 minutes north of Takapuna.
Stand Up Takapuna
Whether you want to standup paddlesurf, race, cruise or fish, we've got everything you're going to need, located right here in Takapuna.
Experience Devonport's unique heritage and spectacular views. Stroll around the many beaches and admire the colonial architecture. Only 10 minutes from Takapuna.
There’s no better place in Auckland to tour or take a Short Ride on a Segway than the historic village of Devonport a 12 minute ferry ride or 30 minutes in the car from downtown Auckland. Glide to the top of the extinct volcano's, check out the Military fort's of the 1880's, be gob-smacked by the awesome views of Auckland city and the Hauraki Gulf and experience the sheer joy of riding a Segway.
Discover how our nation’s relationship with the sea has shaped the New Zealand identity; from stories of the Polynesian people’s epic migration to Aotearoa, early European exploration then settlement, to modern-day yachting success. Only 10 minutes from Takapuna.
At SKYCITY you can have the time of your life any day of the week. Journey up the Sky Tower to discover the biggest view in Auckland and two activities to challenge your sense of adventure - SkyWalk and SkyJump. Only 10 minutes from Takapuna.
Auckland Bridge Climb
Only AJ Hackett Bungy can offer you this level of access to the Auckland Harbour Bridge; and this is the one and only Bridge Climb in New Zealand, coming complete with your very own tour guide. Only 10 minutes from Takapuna.
Auckland Adventure Jet
Auckland Adventure Jet is an adventure tourism activity for thrill seekers to see Auckland City a different way, by jet boat! Only 10 minutes from Takapuna.
Auckland Jet Boat Tours
Auckland Jet Boat Tours is committed to providing all our customers with a thrilling and unforgettable jet boating experience. Only 10 minutes from Takapuna.
The Auckland War Memorial Museum is New Zealand’s first museum. Established in 1852, Auckland Museum is recognised as holding nationally and internationally significant collections. The Museum tells the story of New Zealand, its place in the Pacific and its people. Only 15 minutes drive from Takapuna.
Auckland Zoo is home to the largest collection of native and exotic animals in New Zealand, set in 17 hectares of lush parkland and just 15 minutes drive from Takapuna.
MOTAT is New Zealand's largest transport, technology and social history museum. Spread across 40 acres, MOTAT will take you on an interactive journey to explore and discover the achievements that have helped shape New Zealand, from the 1800s to today. Only 15 minutes drive from Takapuna.
Set on the waterfront of Auckland City on Ohaku Bay, Kelly Tarlton's showcases over 30 live animal exhibits, from over 80 different species in spectacular habitat displays, including New Zealand's only colony of Antarctic penguins and amazing underwater viewing tunnels. Only 20 minutes drivefrom Takapuna.
New Zealand’s largest theme park promises all the thrills you can handle with a host of fun activities and world class rides. Only 30 minutes drive from Takapuna.
Australasia's No. #1 Haunted Attraction Scream Park. Step into Spookers and become engulfed by darkness, fear and heart-pounding terror. A 45 minute drive from Takapuna.
This site lists formal gardens, tropical gardens, vegetable gardens, and 'many other garden designs and venues for Weddings, Accommodation, Plant sales, Other (gifts, garden art) sales, Cafe/Restaurant and Functions.
New Zealand restaurants and cafe guide. Search by area, cuisine and style.
See a huge list of restaurants around Auckland, each with stunning photos, up-to-date menus, map, lots of details and more.
Discover more places to eat around you in New Zealand.
This directory brings together top Auckland restaurants from all over the city.
Thyme Restaurant (The Spencer on Byron Hotel)
Thyme Restaurant uses in season, fresh local produce to bring you a variety of innovative menu dishes.
The Commons is a multi-space bar and eatery offering everything from a late morning coffee or casual lunch or dinner, to a special occasion dining or a fun night out.
Aubergine Restaurant in Takapuna aims to deliver premium European and Mediterranean style dining in the Heart of Auckland
Welcome to GPK Bar & Grill. Still New Zealand owned and operated we have 2 restaurants based in Albany and Takapuna.
Portofino is a family of local restaurants focused on delighting every guest with a genuine Italian dining experience.
A Teppan-yaki chef cooks your meal in front of you with superb entertaining.
Boutique shopping in Takapuna on Auckland's North Shore, with top fashion, food and lifestyle brands like Overland, Country Road, Flying Saucers, Mi Piaci, etc...
The Department Store
The Department Store is a modern take on the traditional department store experience. It’s the brainchild of Karen Walker, Stephen Marr and Dan Gosling. Their vision is to create a single environment where one can experience the very best from the worlds of design, beauty, fashion, interiors… not to mention the very best French pastries in town. Located in Takapuna.
Milford Shopping Centre
A short stroll from the beautiful Milford Beach, Milford Centre is in an ideal location for a day trip. With top fashion brands, homeware, a specialty gourmet food store and giftware, combined with the convenience of a supermarket, banking, food court and department store, Milford Centre offers a unique shopping experience. Only 5 minutes drive from Takapuna.