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Sky City ..... Heart of entertainment in Auckland with 4+ star hotel, six restaurants,  three casinos, Sky City Theatre, and Sky Tower. There's any number of ways to have fun at Sky City!
Corner Victoria and Federal Streets, Auckland.

Sky Tower, Auckland, New ZealandSky Tower ..... The tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere, this tower is more than a thousand feet high (328m). Sky Tower's three unique viewing levels offer unparalleled breath-taking views from above central Auckland.
Corner Victoria and Federal Streets, Auckland
Open every day from 8.30 am until late.

Skyjump ..... At 192m (630ft) Skyjump is a cable controlled base jump from Sky Tower. Participants fly "Superman styles". Air time is approximately 20 seconds.

Auckland Bridge Climb ..... Auckland Bridge Climb is a fun, two and a half hour thrill, packed with amazing discoveries.
70 Nelson Street, Auckland
Phone: 0800 000 808 

Auckland Museum (Auckland War Memorial Museum) ..... Overlooking Waitemata harbour and occupying one of New Zealand's finest heritage buildings. Discover the history and cultures of New Zealand through this memorial to those who sacrificed their lives in wartime.
Open daily 10am - 5pm. 
Admission by donation ($5 is suggested), children are free.
The Domain, Auckland
Phone: 09 309 0443

Museum of Transport, Technology and Social History (MOTAT) ..... Commonly know and MOTAT - from the days before 'and Social History' was added to the name - this is the country's largest transport collection.
Great North Rd, Western Springs, Auckland City
Office Hours: from 8.30am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
Phone 09 815 5800

NZ National Maritime Museum
New Zealand’s leading maritime museum in the heart of Auckland’s vibrant waterfront. Discover New Zealand’s seafaring history in over 14 world class galleries. Sail the harbour aboard a heritage vessel.
Cnr Hobson and Quay Streets, Auckland
Phone: 09 373 0800

The Edge® ..... New Zealand's premier performing arts, entertainment and conference centre. Based in the heart of Auckland city, The Edge® comprises the Aotea Centre, the Auckland Town Hall, The Civic and Aotea Square.
There is truly something for everyone at The Edge®: throughout the year we present or host a huge range of performances and events, many of which are free of charge.
50 Mayoral Drive, Auckland Central
Phone: 09 309 2677

KellyKelly Tarlton Antarctic Encounter, Auckalnd, New Zealand Tarlton's Antarctic Encounter & Underwater World ..... Kelly Tarlton was a local diver who designed this centre, which was opened in 1985, so that non-divers could experience the underwater world that he found so facination. Take a journey across frozen Antarctica to see accurate displays and live penguins interacting in real ice and snow.
23 Tamaki Drive, Orakei, Auckland
Phone: 09 528 0603

Auckland Zoo
Home to New Zealand's largest collection of native and exotic animals. Explore the Tropical Rainforest, Hippo River, Pridelands (African savannah) & Primate Trail. Discover Wilderness New Zealand. Experience Sealion and Penguin Shores where Sealions can be seen through an amazing underwater viewing window.
Open daily (except Christmas Day) from 9.30am - 5.30pm (last admission 4.15pm)
Motions Road, Western Springs, Auckland
Info Line: 09 360 3819
Phone: 09 360 3800

Explore NZ..... Explore NZ offers an exciting range of marine based excursions.

Sail NZ - America's Cup Sailing Experience
Join us for an unforgettable two hours sailing. A unique opportunity to participate as crew on an actual America's Cup yacht. Take the helm, exert energy on the grinders or simply sit back and enjoy the action as we sail the beautiful Waitemata Harbour.
The two hour sails departs daily from the Auckland Viaduct and no experience is necessary.

Auckland's Whale and Dolphin Safari
See Whales and Dolphins from the doorstep of Auckland! The Hauraki Gulf is considered one of the most biologically and geographically diverse marine parks in the world. See dolphins, whales, sea birds and or even penguins. Dolphins are viewed on over 90% and whales on 75% of trips. Departs daily from the Auckland Viaduct.
Dolphin viewing guaranteed!

Pride of Auckland
The pride of Auckland operates an impressive fleet of large, purpose-built yachts on the sheltered waters of Auckland's Waitemata Harbour and is World famous for its Sailing and Dining cruises. Join us for a Experience of Sailing, Coffee, Lunch or Dinner Cruise and experience Auckland, the ‘City of Sails' for what it is known for!

Viaduct Harbour ..... Visit the centre of Auckland sailing and the place for the finest restaurants and bars. The Viaduct Harbour was the centre for America's Cup land-based events. The Basin is usually full of super yachts moored at the marina facilities.

Victoria Park Market ..... Victoria Park Market is a unique tourist shopping centre with New Zealand's arts & crafts, souvenirs, fashion & accessories, restaurants & food courts. It's a great place to discover hidden treasure.
Open daily from 9am - 6pm
210 Victoria Street West, Central Auckland

Devonport, Auckland, New ZealandDevonport ..... Devonport is a charming historic seaside village, on the northern shores of Auckland City, only 10 minutes by ferry or 15 minutes by car from Auckland City centre. Experience Devonport’s unique heritage, wide range of restaurants, cafes, beaches, art galleries, shopping.
Enjoy the fascinating timber architecture by walking - Suggested walk of 1 - 1.5 hours.

Islands of the Gulf ..... Beyond the harbour is the Hauraki Gulf with multitude of remarkable islands. Just a short ferry ride from downtown Auckland you can visit them all and never get bored.

 

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