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, home to a series of permanent collections as well as...
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.
  • Auckland's Civic Theatre
    The Civic

    The Civic is an Auckland landmark and is one of the few remaining atmospheric theatres in the world...

  • Red Pig
    Red Pig

    Head to Red Pig for mouthwatering Korean BBQ in the city centre's Aotea Arts Quarter.

  • Great Escape
    Great Escape

    Great Escape is a fun and simple, yet challenging real life escape game. 

  • Kura Restaurant
    Kura Restaurant

    Kura is not only a sake bar boasting over 25 different types of sake but also one of the best...

  • Grand Finale - Auckland Arts Festival 2019
    Grand Finale

    Celebrate the end of the world with this exhilarating, wholly original dance and music experience.

  • 2019 NZ International Comedy Festival
    2019 NZ International Comedy Festival

    There’s something for everyone’s comedic palate in this year’s selection.

  • Faro

    Faro was established in 2009 and since then has attained a reputation for quality Korean cuisine in...

  • Katsura Japanese Restaurant
    Katsura Japanese Restaurant

    Katsura Japanese restaurant in the Grand Millenium specialises in steaks, seafood and teppanyaki ...

  • OKO Dessert Kitchen
    OKO Dessert Kitchen

    OKO Dessert Kitchen in Aotea Square offer magical dessert experiences. 

  • The Best Foods Comedy Gala
    Best Foods Comedy Gala

    The Best Foods Comedy Gala returns to Auckland for another side-splitting year, launching the 2019...

  • Citizen Q

    Citizen Q is the perfect Aotea Arts Quarter eatery to pop into before your show. 

  • Hansel & Gretel
    Hansel & Gretel

    For Christmas 2019, the Royal New Zealand Ballet is proud to present a new two-act ballet by...

  • The Barber of Seville - NZ Opera
    The Barber of Seville

    One of the craziest operatic comedies ever written, Rossini’s razor-sharp musical wit delivers in...

  • Nick Offerman
    Nick Offerman - All Rise

    All Rise is an evening of deliberative talking and light dance that will compel you to chuckle...