Auckland’s waterfront is second to none, with upbeat tunes, beautiful cocktails and lively atmospheres. Immerse yourself in the scene with these unmissable happy hours by the water. There’s something for everyone on every day of the week, whether it’s all-you-can-eat ribs or a crazy round of mini golf. 

$1 Oysters | Saint Alice | Level 1/204 Quay St 

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Saint Alice $1 Oysters

Get down to the waterfront and relish the afternoon sunset at Saint Alice. Perch over the glass balcony or sit amongst the lively atmosphere to enjoy a plate of fresh oysters on a bed on ice everyday from 3pm to 5pm. Accompanied with lemon, mignonette and horseradish ketchup, get your seafood fix right by the water.

$25 Pizza, Putt and Pint | Holey Moley | 204 Viaduct Harbour

Minigolf putt stand

Enjoy 9 holes of themed mini golf with your choice of pizza, a tap Beer or cider for only $25 5pm to 7pm every Monday and Tuesday. Holey Moley is ideal for a fun and affordable group outing that will keep you on your toes. 
$5 Wines | Headquarters Viaduct | 115 Customs Street West     

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Sip on $5 wine everyday from opening till sunset. Make your way down to the water for after work catch ups or an after dinner wind down. Choose from the extensive selection of wines to go with a cheese platter and savour the pre-sunset happy hour. 

Happy Hour Jugs | O’Hagans | 101-103 Customs Street West 

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Dine amongst the trimmed hedges of O’Hagans, and order a jug of beer with a hearty classic meal. Everyday from 3pm to 6pm, drink a jug in the cherry and warm atmosphere of one of Auckland’s most authentic Irish pubs.

Cheap Drinks Daily | The Shuckers Brothers | 99 Quay Street 

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Shucker Bros

The home of fresh decadent seafood offers cheap drinks daily from 4pm to 6pm. Situated beside the water in the Ferry Building, order from a wide range of diverse and unique sharing plates to top off the experience. 

All-you-can-eat ribs | The Culpeper | Shed 22, 147 Quay Street 

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If Tuesdays weren’t your favourite day of the week, they might be now. Every Tuesday from 6pm to late, tuck in to The Culpeper’s all you can eat ribs special. Drenched in sticky BBQ sauce and topped with pickles and crispy shallots, this unlimited dish will keep you feeling satisfied all night. 

Last updated: 19 July 2019