8 days in Auckland Itinerary

8 days in Auckland Itinerary

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8 days in Auckland Itinerary

Start: Auckland Central
1
Auckland Central
— 6 nights
ferry + bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Waiheke Island
— 1 night
bus + ferry:  1​h 30​min
End: Auckland Central

6
nights
Auckland Central

Auckland Central ©
The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Auckland City Tours. Dedicate the 6th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Sky Tower, stroll through Auckland Zoo, brush up on your military savvy at Auckland Museum, and go for a stroll along the water at Viaduct Harbour.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Auckland Central visit planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Auckland Central. In June, daytime highs in Auckland Central are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Waiheke Island.

Things to do in Auckland Central

#Parks, #Tours, #Nature
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Auckland City Tours ©
Auckland City Tours
Sky Tower ©
Sky Tower
Auckland Museum ©
Auckland Museum

1
night
Waiheke Island

Waiheke Island ©
Head to Waiheke Island, a place of white sandy beaches, palm trees, great wine, and relaxation, just 35 minutes off the coast of Auckland.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): do a tasting at Mudbrick Vineyard, then learn about winemaking at Peacock Sky Vineyard, and then admire the masterpieces at Connells Bay Sculpture Park. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Rangihoua Estate, then do a tasting at Stonyridge Vineyard, then stop by Azzuro Groves, and finally learn about winemaking at Man O' War Vineyards.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Waiheke Island trip builder app .

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Auckland Central to Waiheke Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. Traveling from Auckland Central in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 10°C in Waiheke Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Waiheke Island

#Wineries, #Museums, #Shopping
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Mudbrick Vineyard ©
Mudbrick Vineyard
Connells Bay Sculpture Park ©
Connells Bay Sculpture Park
Stonyridge Vineyard ©
Stonyridge Vineyard

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