Auckland has activities and attractions for all the family to enjoy, and offers a cool city school holiday break. Check out some of the places to head to in New Zealand’s most vibrant and exciting city.
Head west of Auckland on a road trip to the Waitakere region, offering spectacular native forest tracks, magnificent waterfalls and pristine black sand beaches.
Auckland summers can sometimes get a little too hot for comfort so it’s nice to escape the city for a while with one of the many excellent getaway spots within a day’s drive. Here are our top choices beating the heat, all easily accessible in your rental car.
Auckland has come of age, spurred on by the 2011 Rugby World Cup, showcasing the best New Zealand talent from fashion and food to art, design and entertainment. Head to the City of Sails for a weekend experiencing our outstanding attractions, cuisine and shopping.
My friend and her buddies are heading into port on Monday morning aboard the Costa neoRomantica cruise ship so we are going to hire a car from Sonya at NZ Rent A Car’s handy Auckland Central car rental depot and head off to tour Hobbiton at Matamata in the Waikato region.
Located between the Hauraki Gulf and Waitakere Ranges, Auckland is a great base for exploring New Zealand’s upper North Island. Grab a rental car and hit the road to experience some great attractions or head further out on a self-drive road trip.