Things to do in Auckland

From restaurants and bars, to shopping and international events, we are spoilt for choice with things to do in Auckland’s central city.

Silo Park in Wynyard Quarter
Editor's Pick:Silo Park
Silo Park in Wynyard Quarter has a great playground to take the kids, or just wander the waterfront and enjoy being...
Art Art Gallery
Editor's Pick:Auckland Art Gallery
History, heritage and culture are brought to life at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. NZ’s largest visual arts experience and is home to a series...
Editor's Pick:Britomart
For the hungry, the thirsty or the restless, Britomart is alive with eating and drinking options at any hour of the day.

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  • Kapiti at Sky Cafe, Auckland Sky Tower
    Kapiti at Sky Cafe

    Head up the Sky Tower and enjoy some delicious Kapiti treats. 

  • The Facialist

    Ashleigh Scott Facialist creates bespoke facial treatments uniquely designed for your individual...

  • Zambesi

    Renowned for being on the cutting edge of New Zealand fashion, Zambesi creates dark, moody and...

  • Lovebite #2 A Festive Brew

    Brothers Beer have created Christmas in a glass just for us - taste it for yourself this season. 

  • Ostro Oyster Hour
    $2 Oysters at Ostro City Terrace

    We’ve found the perfect way to treat yourself midweek, indulge in a feast of oysters at Ostro’s ...

  • Metro Best of Auckland 2015
    Metro Best of Auckland 2015

    As voted by Metro Magazine readers. 

  • Our Top 5 Bars

    Looking for somewhere to go before or after a show? Sammy Salsa's got you covered. 

  • Metro Top 50 Cafes 2015
    METRO TOP 50 Cafés 2015

    Metro has announced its golden list of the Top 50 Cafés in Auckland for 2015.

  • Kate Sylvester, Zambesi and WORLD Fashion Show

    Tyler Street will become a runway on Thursday 30 March, where leading NZ designers will showcase...

  • Decjuba

    Decjuba offers women modern clothing with edge. 

  • Xuxu

    Xuxu (pronounced “Su-su”) is one of the city’s small gems, as a cosy table-service bar its...

  • Central City Parking Hacks
    Cheaper, Easier Parking and Transport

    Get a first look at the electric trains and check out our hot parking tips that will help you have...

  • Free Fashion Events
    Our Top 7 Free Events

    Check out the fun, fashionable and free events coming to the central city. 

  • Brothers Beer City Works Depot
    Brothers Beer

    With over 200 beers on offer, this is a must-visit for craft beer lovers. 

  • Kindred

      Serving new takes on old favourites, alongside dishes you never knew you wanted, but soon won't...