Things to do


Looking for adventure? Auckland’s best adrenaline-pumping activities are right on your doorstep! Face your fear of heights at Rocket Ropes, then have a day of fun at Rainbow’s End. If you’re looking to unwind, head over to Butterfly Creek and get up close and personal with beautiful butterflies or try your hand at a friendly game of mini-golf right next door! We’ve compiled our top picks to make your trip to Auckland unforgettable.

Butterfly Creek

Butterfly Creek is a perfect place for families to take the day out and enjoy a range of nature’s wonders.

Lock’n’Load Adventures

Only minutes from Auckland Airport, you will find one of Auckland’s premier paintball facilities.

Villa Maria Estate

Take the day out and explore what one of New Zealand’s premier wineries has to offer.


Find the tastes of the world right at your fingertips. Explore the eateries within Auckland Airport – from casual eateries to fine foods, you’re sure to find something you love. Check out Gateway Bar and Restaurant or Szimpla Gastro Bar for homely meals and dazzling drinks or visit any of the many other amazing restaurants in the area taking in all the flavours and cultures of the area. Prefer to dine in luxury? Visit the Villa Maria estate for delicious food and fragrant New Zealand wine. We’ve compiled our recommendations for the best bars and eateries in Auckland to make mealtimes a breeze.


The many a varied dining options in Auckland are top quality and use locally sourced produce.


You don’t need to stray far to take in the best shopping Auckland has to offer! Visit Onehunga’s Dress Smart for all the best outlet shops and deals. Venture over to Sylvia Park, one of Auckland’s biggest shopping centres with a huge range of stores and even better dining options. Auckland is your oyster!

High Street

High Street holds one of Auckland’s most Premier shopping areas.


Be inspired by the unique shopping experience that is Britomart.

Queen Street

A 2.3km stretch of shopping bliss! Queen Street caters for one and all!