Auckland, based around 2 large harbours, is the major city in the north of New Zealand’s North Island. In the centre, the iconic Sky Tower has views of Viaduct Harbour, which is full of superyachts and lined with bars and cafes. Auckland Domain, the city’s oldest park, is based around an extinct volcano and home to the formal Wintergardens. Near Downtown, Mission Bay Beach has a seaside promenade.
Original Maori name: Aotearoa
Original Maori name for Auckland: Tamaki Makaurau
Amazing scenery, fabulous festivals, superb food and wine, and magical outdoor experiences
Unique culture, huge range of outdoor activities, very friendly people
Over 1/3 of New Zealand is made up of protected parkland and marine reserves
Wide variety of scenery, vegetation and geography, opportunities to camp, mountain bike, fish, hike, kayak and so much more
NZ is a haven for those seeking peace, rejuvenation and relaxation as well as a playground for thrill seekers and adventurers Auckland Airport is the largest and busiest airport in New Zealand, with 21,387,627 passengers in the year 2017.
Address: Ray Emery Dr, Auckland Airport, Auckland 2022, New Zealand. Airport Code: AKL. Elevation: 22.97′