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...
Britomart
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.
  • & Sushi

    If you are looking for some distinctive Japanese flavour then you have got to try & Sushi down...

  • Sky Tower Auckland New Zealand
    Sky Tower

    The Skytower offers a truly captivating experience. At 328 metres, it is the tallest man-made...

  • Sabrage

    Sabrage, Sofitel’s elegant champagne and wine bar, open from 3pm until late, serves the finest...

  • New weekday lunch spots - Auckland central city
    NEW: Weekday Lunch Spots

    Spice up your weekday lunches with this delicious mix of tasty new spots in Auckland's central city...

  • Besos Latinos

    The 1st Authentic Latin American Gourmet Restaurant in NZ at Elliott Stables.

  • L'Occitane Britomart
    L'Occitane Britomart

    At the heart of fragrance and beauty house L’Occitane en Provence’s philosophy is a set of core...

  • Lovebites: Date Night

    Shake up the routine and make a date with your special someone at some of these romantic spots in...

  • Cornerbar - Hotel DeBrett
    Cornerbar - Hotel DeBrett

    Cornerbar is a celebration of boutique NZ. Unwind in the eclectic space and let their friendly...

  • Jack Tar

    Whether you're enjoying the views from their spacious bar or dining alfreso, Jack Tar is a relaxed...

  • Scarecrow

    An urban oasis of fine food serving fresh, healthful food to cater to every diet plus a store...

  • Bellota
    Bellota by Peter Gordon

    If you love Spanish tapas then head down to Bellota - conceived by chef Peter Gordon, this is one...

  • 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 ...

  • Ostro
    Ostro Bar and Brasserie

    Situated in the Seafarers Building with a view out over the harbour and Josh Emett at the helm...

  • A Day at City Works Depot - Katherine Lowe
    A day at City Works Depot

    Katherine Lowe spends the day at City Works Depot 

  • Metro's Best Bars 2015
    Metro's Best Bars 2015

    Cocktails, craft beer and wine - oh my!