How to Spend the Best Long Weekend in Auckland Story

By Agne Civilyte

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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...

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Day 1

Auckland's Historic and Cultural Side

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

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Day 1 - Stop 1

Wander Around Queen Street

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

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Day 1 - Stop 2

Visit the Auckland Art Gallery

The Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is a popular gallery with impressive collections of...

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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...

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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...

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Day 1 - Stop 5

Climb Mount Eden

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

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Day 2

Islands Outside of Auckland

Your second day in Auckland involves exploring a couple of nearby islands just outside the...

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Day 2 - Stop 1

See the Stunning Oneroa Beach

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

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Day 2 - Stop 2

Relax at Cable Bay Vineyards

Cable Bay Vineyards is a lovely local winery and restaurant. It is where one of...

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Day 2 - Stop 3

Kayak to Rangitoto Island

Kayak tours to Rangitoto Island can be found on Waiheke Island, or you can pre-book...

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Day 2 - Stop 4

Party in Britomart

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

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Day 2 - Stop 5

Photograph the Auckland Harbour Bridge

The Auckland Harbour Bridge might not look as exciting as the Harbour Bridge in Sydney,...

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Day 3

Highlights of Auckland

Your last day in Auckland is going to include several of Auckland's main attractions that...

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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...

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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...

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Day 3 - Stop 3

Walk Through Tranquil Cornwall Park

Once you are back in Auckland City, visit Cornwall Park. It is a massive park...

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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...

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Conclusion

In Summary

I hope that after you finished reading my Auckland weekend itinerary, you learned that it...

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