1 Grange Road, Papatoetoe, Auckland, New Zealand

Nestled between two breathtaking harbours, the sparkling Waitemata and the brooding Manukau, Auckland is the commercial hub of New Zealand. Greater Auckland is a diverse metropolitan area with 48 volcanoes, 50 islands, 22 regional parks and more than 50 vineyards that make it different from any other city in the world. Auckland is the largest Polynesian city in the world and Manukau City has world acclaim for its dynamic multi-cultural population and its vibrant cultural diversity epitomised by the Polynesian Markets held at Otara and Mangere weekly.

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Otuataua Stonefields Historic Reserve

Only minutes from the airport, this sacred site created by volcanic eruptions is an untouched natural archaeological cultural and natural historic treasure of international significance.

Howick Historical Village

Visit our colonial past where history comes alive.

Mangere Mountain

Only minutes from the airport this dormant volcano is surrounded by numerous marae.

Auckland Botanic Gardens

65 hectares of plant collections with over 10,000 different plants.

Otara and Mangere Markets

Held every Saturday. Taste the colour, vibrancy and excitement of our wide array of cultures. Exotic food, artwork and clothing to give you a taste of 21st century New Zealand life.

Due Drop Events Centre

For more than a decade, The Due Drop Events Centre has hosted, welcomed and entertained more than 2.2 million patrons, clients and guests. They've had thousands of events: exhibits, concerts, conferences, conventions, seminars, festivals, fairs, fashion shows, graduations, performances, plays, weddings, community activities, workshops, and every event conceivable.

Rainbow's End

With over 20 rides and attractions, it's full on fun for all ages at Rainbow's End! Whether you're on the hunt for pure adrenaline on The Big Five, or magical moments on the classic Enchanted Forest Log Flume, fans of thrilling fun will be right at home at Rainbow's End.

Royal Auckland and Grange Golf Club

Royal Auckland and Grange is the premier golf club and golfing facility within the Auckland region and today it is comparable with the best metropolitan golf clubs in Australasia. Get off the plane and get on the golf course within 30 minutes.

Dress Smart

With 100+ iconic local and international brands, Dress Smart Auckland is New Zealand's largest outlet shopping destination.

SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium

SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium showcases over 30 live animal exhibits in spectacular habitat displays, including the world's largest Sub-Antarctic penguin colony exhibit and amazing underwater viewing tunnels.

Stardome Observatory

Enjoy astronomy shows, stargazing, telescopes, scifi and school holiday fun at Stardome, one of Auckland's top visitor attractions. Stardome's immersive 360-degree indoor dome planetarium shows a real-time display of the night sky, planets, the solar system and beyond.


SkyCity Auckland is a world class entertainment complex and casino in the heart of Auckland's CBD. Enjoy 20 bars and restaurants, 2 hotels, a casino, a theatre and the iconic Sky Tower.