Auckland is known as the big little city of New Zealand. Even though it is not big in size, it is jam packed with its fair share of attractions. There's the world famous Sky Tower, the Auckland Zoo, the Civic Theater, Stardome Observatory, Auckland museum and Rainbow's End theme park, just to name a few!
Whether you are an extreme thrill seeker or simply seeking a relaxing time, Auckland offers a wide range of activities to satisfy everybody's needs. Activities range from sky diving, bungy jumping, snorkeling and swimming with the sharks to taking a boat cruise, getting pampered at the spa, shopping and fine dining.
New Zealand is world famous for their farming and seafood. Auckland city specially combines these options to cater to the variety of taste preferences that visit the big little city. You will be sure to find a restaurant to satisfy your dining cravings with outstanding meals.
Mild & Wild Auckland
One of the things that makes Auckland so special is our vibrant melting pot of cultures. Today, Auckland is the world's largest Polynesian city and one of the great cities of the Pacific. Aucklanders come from all corners of the world – around 56% of its residents are of European are some of the options that Auckland City has to offer: descent, 11% are Maori, 13% are of Pacific Island descent and there is a growing Asian population of around 12%.
And with this diversity reflected in our cuisine, festivals, art and music, your experience here becomes all the more exciting. From the first Māori waka (canoes) and colonial ships, Auckland has attracted people of many cultures from far and wide. Browse through the following images to see some of the experiences Auckland has to offer.
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