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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

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.... Read more

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.... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

Conclusion

In Summary

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