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Are you travelling to Auckland and have only booked a one night stay? You should rethink your itinerary and extend your stay in Auckland, as it has so much to offer and you will soon realise one night is not long enough to see this beautiful city.

Below is a couple of tips from our team here at Global Tour Specialists.

Getting around:

Hop on Hop Off – Hasslefree Tours

One of the easiest ways to get our Auckland is by using their Hop on Hop off city sightseeing buses. There is two circuits to choose from and the buses depart every 30 minutes during the summer season.

You can either get a 24 hour or 48 hour ticket which lets you use these buses as much as you want during the ticket time.

Website: https://hasslefreetours.co.nz/

Fullers360 to Waiheke Island

Auckland is surrounded by beautiful islands and the best way to travel to them is by ferry. Departing nearly every 15 minutes from Auckland is a 40-minute ferry to Waiheke Island.

Waiheke Island is a beautiful island full of vineyards, olive groves and beaches. Is a must do day trip from Auckland during your stay.

Website: https://www.fullers.co.nz/



Where to stay:

SkyCity Auckland

Located in the heart of Auckland CBD next to the iconic SkyTower and Casino. This hotel offers premium rooms with a view of the city and it also offers more than 20 restaurants, cafes and bars for guest to choose from during their stay.

Website: https://www.skycityauckland.co.nz/


Things to do in Auckland

Here is a couple of hand-picked activities to do whilst in Auckland


Head up to the observation deck and be spoilt with a 360-degree view of Auckland City.  If you’re hungry, why not enjoy dinner at the Orbit restaurant as well or if you’re more into the action, how about bungee jumping of the SkyTower?

Website: https://www.skycityauckland.co.nz/sky-tower/

The Auckland War Memorial Museum

One of Auckland’s most important museums and war memorials. Come in and see all of New Zealand’s natural and military history.

Website: http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/

One Tree Hill

One Tree Hill is a 182 metre volcanic peak and the second highest peak in Auckland. It offers beautiful views of the city.

Waiheke Island

Day trip to Waiheke Island is a must if you enjoy your wine or walking. The island offers a great choice of different vineyards and walking trails.  Check out Fullers website for day tours to the island. You can even stay at the island if you think you might need more time to spend there.

Website: https://www.waiheke.co.nz/

We hope you enjoyed reading our blog.  Please feel free to chat to us to gather more information about Auckland.

We would love to help you out!

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