Category Archives: Auckland

21 Awesome Free Things to Do in Auckland: Your Budget-Friendly Bucket List

There are lots of fantastic free things to do in Auckland. Join us as we share a wide range of options – none of which will cost you a cent! Though some consider Auckland to be an expensive city, there are a surprising number of fantastic free things to do. Whether you’d like to stick […]

21 Epic Things to do in Auckland at Night

We’ve bundled together all of the best things to do in Auckland at night. Plan your next evening adventure with our insider knowledge and make it one to remember. Auckland is New Zealand’s most vibrant city so it’s not surprising to learn that the fun doesn’t stop just because the sun goes down! Whether you’re […]

The Mercer Bay Loop Walk – Unmissable Coastal Views in Auckland

The Mercer Bay Loop Walk is one of the most popular in West Auckland. It rewards visitors with incredible coastal views and plenty of native flora and fauna and really is an Auckland must-do. Situated just before the drive down into Piha, this family-friendly walk heads to the Te Ahua headland. This spot was once the site of a […]

Van Gogh Alive is Coming to Aotearoa! Don’t Miss This Incredible Multi-Sensory Marvel

One of the most popular multi-sensory exhibitions in the world is headed back to New Zealand in 2021. After selling-out in Wellington earlier in 2020, this incredible display is headed back to Aotearoa. Only this time Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch will benefit! Immerse Yourself in Van Gogh Alive in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in 2021 […]

25 of the Best Beaches in Auckland – Grab Your Togs and Go!

To help you plan a coastal getaway, we’ve brought together the best beaches in Auckland for you. With more than 25 incredible spots, ranging from calm, family-friendly swimming beaches, to rugged, black-sand surf beaches, get your togs and towels packed and hit the road. This article first appeared on Exploring Auckland. Auckland, New Zealand’s largest […]

Best Desserts in Auckland: 12 Spots to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

The City of Sails is fast becoming known for its delicious, creative dessert plates. To help you make the most of your after-dinner treat, we’re sharing the best desserts in Auckland. This article first appeared on Exploring Auckland. I have taken my research for this article very seriously, and am happy to share the best […]

The Best Waiheke Wineries

A stone’s throw from the Auckland CBD, Waiheke wineries are both world-renowned and enjoyed by locals. To help you decide which wineries you’d like to visit on Waiheke Island, we’ve bundled up our favourites. This post was first featured on Exploring Auckland. Waiheke Island is the wine capital of Auckland and is known as New […]

The Best Coffee in Auckland: Your CBD Caffeine Hit Sorted

New Zealand is known for high-quality coffee; we take our caffeination very seriously! Where though can you find the very best coffee in Auckland? We’ve done the hard work for you and have tracked down the best cafes and roasters around the central city. So, next time you need a caffeine hit, pay a visit […]