Things to do


Auckland is a hub of art, culture and adventure. Looking for something to do while you stay at VR Auckland City? Head down to the Auckland Art gallery and Auckland Museum and immerse yourself in New Zealand’s art and culture. Or walk over to the Sky Tower, take in the views and try your hand at blackjack. We’ve compiled our top picks to make your trip to Auckland unforgettable.

Auckland Art Gallery

Auckland Art Gallery is New Zealand’s largest art gallery, displaying over 15’000 pieces of work.

Auckland Museum

One of New Zealand’s’ outstanding historical buildings, set within the Auckland Domain.

Sky Tower

At 328 meters it is the tallest man made structure in the southern hemisphere.


Looking for delicious food and lively bars? Look no further than Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour, with a range of cuisines. Teleport to Italy, Japan or Mexico through vibrant flavour profiles and intimate dining settings. Head to the Caretaker for specialty cocktails designed especially for you. Or better yet, walk out of your room and right into Latitude 36 for a flavour sensation. Check out our top picks for the best food in Auckland.


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


Our central location is just a walk away from the best shopping hubs in Auckland. Visit Queen Street and explore high end brands like Gucci and Louis Vuitton, then head over to the new Commercial Bay for delicious food and quality pampering, or head up to K Road for a variety of hidden bars and eclectic shops. The choice is yours! Check out our full list for the best shopping spots in Auckland.

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!