Auckland, New Zealand
The perfect 5 days itinerary

Auckland, based around 2 large harbors, is a major city in the north of New Zealand’s North Island. Known as the 'City of Sails', it's New Zealand's largest and most diverse city surrounded by nature and fueled by culture. From the iconic Sky Tower in the city center, offering panoramic views, to the stunning beaches, hiking trails and islands, Auckland is a city unlike any other. Let's dive into the itinerary for your 5-day trip to this vibrant city.

What to do in Auckland?

This 5 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Auckland. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Welcome to Auckland: City Centre Exploration

Morning

Start your day with a visit to the Sky Tower, the tallest freestanding structure in the Southern Hemisphere. Enjoy panoramic views of the city and its two harbors.

Afternoon

Head to the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, home to New Zealand's most extensive collection of national and international art.

Evening

Stroll around the Viaduct Harbour, lined with bars and restaurants, and enjoy a waterfront dinner.


Day 2: A Day on the Water

Morning

Take a ferry to Waiheke Island, known for its vineyards and olive groves.

Afternoon

Enjoy wine tasting at one of the many vineyards on the island.

Evening

Return to Auckland and enjoy a relaxed evening at your leisure.


Day 3: Nature and Adventure

Morning

Visit the Auckland Zoo and get up close with New Zealand's unique wildlife.

Afternoon

Head to the Auckland Domain, the city's oldest park, and visit the Winter Garden.

Evening

Take a leisurely stroll along the waterfront at Mission Bay and enjoy dinner at one of the local seafood restaurants.


Day 4: Historical Journey

Morning

Visit the Auckland War Memorial Museum to learn about the city's history and Maori culture.

Afternoon

Take a ferry to Devonport, a historic seaside village with picturesque views.

Evening

Return to Auckland and enjoy a relaxed evening at your leisure.


Day 5: A Day of Leisure and Shopping

Morning

Visit the Parnell Farmers' Market for fresh produce and local goods.

Afternoon

Explore the trendy Britomart district for a luxury shopping experience.

Evening

End your trip with a visit to the Auckland Harbour Bridge. If you're feeling adventurous, you can even do a bridge climb or bungee jump.


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