How to Spend the Best Long Weekend in Auckland Story

By Agne Civilyte

Introduction

How to Spend the Best Long Weekend in Auckland Story

Auckland is located on New Zealand's North Island and belongs to the Auckland Region, the most populous urban area in...

Day 1

Auckland's Historic and Cultural Side

Begin your first day in Auckland by exploring the popular Queen Street. Then, pay a visit to a traditional art...

Day 1 - Stop 1

Wander Around Queen Street

Queen Street is the main street in Auckland Central and has the most landmarks in the city. It is full...

Day 1 - Stop 2

Visit the Auckland Art Gallery

The Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is a popular gallery with impressive collections of international and New Zealand art....

Day 1 - Stop 3

See the Merchants' Houses on Princes Street

Princes Street is famous for its elegant and majestic Merchants' Houses that are now a heritage site in New Zealand....

Day 1 - Stop 4

Learn About History at the Auckland War Memorial Museum

The Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum, or simply the Auckland Museum, is one of the most important museums...

Day 1 - Stop 5

Climb Mount Eden

Mount Eden is not only a residential area in Auckland but also a volcanic peak. It is also known as...

Day 2

Islands Outside of Auckland

Your second day in Auckland involves exploring a couple of nearby islands just outside the city. So, wake up early...

Day 2 - Stop 1

See the Stunning Oneroa Beach

Oneroa Beach is the most popular beach on Waiheke Island, which is northeast of Auckland. It is known for its...

Day 2 - Stop 2

Relax at Cable Bay Vineyards

Cable Bay Vineyards is a lovely local winery and restaurant. It is where one of the best wines in New...

Day 2 - Stop 3

Kayak to Rangitoto Island

Kayak tours to Rangitoto Island can be found on Waiheke Island, or you can pre-book one online. As it is...

Day 2 - Stop 4

Party in Britomart

Once you finish with your kayak tour, take the ferry from Waiheke Island back to Auckland. If you still have...

Day 2 - Stop 5

Photograph the Auckland Harbour Bridge

The Auckland Harbour Bridge might not look as exciting as the Harbour Bridge in Sydney, Australia; however, it provides excellent...

Day 3

Highlights of Auckland

Your last day in Auckland is going to include several of Auckland's main attractions that you should visit before departing...

Day 3 - Stop 1

Visit the Magnificent Kitekite Falls

Kitekite Falls is a three-tiered waterfall whose falls drop 40 meters into a natural pool below. This waterfall is one...

Day 3 - Stop 2

Explore Piha Beach and Lion Rock

Piha Beach is the most well-known surf beach in Auckland. It is full of surf rental shops and schools. It...

Day 3 - Stop 3

Walk Through Tranquil Cornwall Park

Once you are back in Auckland City, visit Cornwall Park. It is a massive park and one of New Zealand's...

Day 3 - Stop 4

Go up to the Sky Tower's Observation Deck

The last stop for the day is the Sky Tower Observation Deck - an iconic landmark in Auckland that stands...

Conclusion

In Summary

I hope that after you finished reading my Auckland weekend itinerary, you learned that it is hard to be bored...