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Things to do in Auckland

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bus Station
“Cinemas, variety of shops for everything and more! Warehouse, arts shops, gym, AA and banks! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Place to eat
“They are a not for profit charitable trust who exist primarily to let children play who have a large range of over 1500 toys including ride on, dolls houses, theme sets such as Thomas the Tank Engine.”
  • 1 local recommends
Hair Care
“Roy's an excellent Hairdresser - very reasonably priced, efficient, and always very helpful and accommodating when booking times for guests. We are all happy to have him to do the hair for all of us.”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
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  • 4 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Only 5 minutes walk from home, great coffee & food & outdoor seating. Adjacent to chic boutique, homewear and gift shops.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
  • 2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Definitely go here to see an amazing view of the city. It also has a kids playground ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Street Address
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Great food, kids play area downstairs (off the deck) with dining tables so you can keep an eye on the kids, all the classic pizza, burger options, outdoor eating & indoor options. This is a casual but stylish dining experience.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Car Rental
“Close to Matiatia Ferry terminal and with a large variety of cars and bikes available”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fantastic fresh local oysters and fish. They have some great condiments and fresh wild wheat bread here too.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Transit Station
“Waiheke Island is a picturesque blend of farmland, forest, beaches, vineyards and olive groves. There is a great range of activities on Waiheke. Options include sightseeing, mountain biking, sea kayaking, a relaxed vineyard tour and much more. The delectable cuisine on offer is complemented by a range of award-winning wines produced at the island’s many wineries. Significant industries on the island include wine-making, olive production, tourism and arts, crafts.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Beach
“Most popular beach and is right next to the village. On a clear day you can easily see Coromandel Peninsula in the distance.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“With an amazing view out onto Oneroa beach the setting alone is worth the visit. A great little spot to enjoy a cocktail or vino whilst the sun slowly sets. They often have live music too.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Place to eat
“The best ice cream​ you will ever find. Like seriously. Coffee is also amazing. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Golf Course
  • 4 locals recommend