It’s an easy walk to the summit of Mount Eden (Maungawhau) for an incredible panoramic view of the city and the Waitemata Harbour. At 196-metres, it is the highest volcano in Auckland and is also a historically significant site, utilised as a fortified pa of the local Māori tribe around 1700 AD. Find out more
Māori are the indigenous people of New Zealand and their culture is unique to our whenua (land). The Auckland Museum has the world’s largest collection of Māori taonga (treasures) and daily cultural performances. Or for a true Kiwi taste, head to The Māori Kitchen on Auckland’s waterfront to experience hāngi cooking. Find out more
The Auckland Harbour Bridge and Sky Tower are the most iconic landmarks on the Auckland horizon and are also home to Bungy operations of epic proportions. Alternatively, stay on your feet with the toe-tingling SkyWalk or a guided tour up the Harbour Bridge, both of which provide incredible 360-degree views. Find out more
SKYCITY Auckland is a destination like no other in New Zealand. It’s an exciting hub with dining, gaming, adrenaline activities and the iconic Sky Tower.
If you’re visiting Auckland for just one day then a trip up the Sky Tower which stands above all other high rise buildings high is a must. View the city from 328 metres high above street level and take in the beautiful views, up to 80 kilometres in every direction. Spot the key landmarks, a number of volcanoes and historical locations within the greater Auckland area.
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