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Auckland Region

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As home to New Zealand's largest urban area, Auckland Region is by far the most populous in the country, despite its modest proportions. Its concentration of settlements makes it a region of culture, history, and cosmopolitan development, boasting a range of museums, buildings of interest, restaurants, and bars, many in the city of Auckland itself. As with all of New Zealand, you don't have to go far from the urban centers to experience wild and varied landscape on your Auckland holiday: from rugged coastal areas to lush native forests, you'll find stunning biodiversity and impressive geological features. Plan your trip to Auckland Region and other New Zealand destinations using our handy New Zealand online route planner.
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Places to visit in Auckland Region

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Regions of Auckland Region

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Observation Deck
SkyTower Auckland
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Military Museum
Auckland Museum Auckland
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Zoo
Auckland Zoo Auckland
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
Island
Waiheke Island Auckland
4.7
Duration: 4 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Auckland Region

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Ballet
SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium Auckland
3.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Theme Park
Rainbow's End Theme Park Manukau
3.7
Duration: 8 hours
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History Museum
Museum of Transport and Technology
4.2
Duration: 3 hours
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Specialty Museum
New Zealand Maritime Museum Auckland
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Wildlife in Auckland Region

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching Auckland
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
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Wildlife Area
Glenfern Sanctuary Great Barrier Island
4.8
Duration: 3 hours
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Wildlife Area
Butterfly Creek Auckland
3.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Wildlife Area
Goat Island Marine Reserve Warkworth
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Auckland Region

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Island
Hauraki Gulf Auckland
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Landmark
Matakana Village Matakana
4.5
Duration: 4 hours
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State Park
Tawharanui Regional Park Warkworth
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Wildlife Area
Muriwai Gannet Colony Muriwai Beach
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

Parks in Auckland Region

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Auckland Domain Auckland
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Cornwall Park Auckland
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Wenderholm Regional Park Waiwera
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Auckland Region

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Devonport Chocolates Devonport
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Pauanesia Auckland
4.6
Duration: 30 minutes
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Flea Market
Otara Market Auckland
3.8
Duration: 2 hours
Gift & Specialty Shop
Miller Road Fragrance Studio Devonport
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Bus Tour
Auckland City Tours Auckland
4.7
Duration: 4 hours
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Entertainment Center
Virtual Reality Studio Auckland
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Walking tour
Beautiful Nature Tours Auckland Auckland
5.0
Duration: 8 hours
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Segway Tour
Magic Broomstick Segway Tours Devonport
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

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