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...
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.
  • Melt by New Zealand Natural
    Melt by New Zealand Natural

    Make sure you visit this icecream parlour from homegrown brand New Zealand Natural.

  • Fokker Bros, Viaduct Harbour
    Fokker Bros

    Fokker Bros offer mouthwatering fresh food every day of the week. 

  • Sabrage

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

  • Coley & Punch
    Coley & Punch

    Whiskey and cocktails by the water with intimate vibes oozing sophistication 

  • The Culpeper

    This delicious bar and eatery exudes a relaxed, fun vibe - perfect for its alluring waterfront...

  • FISH
    FISH Restaurant

    Waterfront dining at its best, featuring breathtaking harbour views, large outdoor dining area and...

  • Sardine

    For delicious bespoke cocktails, craft beer and stunning waterfront views head to Sardine. 

  • Soul Bar and Bistro
    Soul Bar & Bistro

    Soul is in the heart of Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour, with a focus on the finest, freshest local...

  • 21 Viaduct Café
    21 Viaduct Café

    For the best of al fresco dining where Auckland meets Paris.

  • Oyster & Chop
    Oyster & Chop

    Located overlooking the sparkling waters of the Viaduct Harbour, Oyster & Chop offers...

  • Degree

    Degree is the Viaduct Harbour’s premier gastrobar, making it the perfect place to sit back and soak...

  • Jones the Grocer
    Jones the Grocer

    Jones the Grocer is committed to gourmet food for everday living and is found in Auckland's Viaduct...

  • James Blake
    James Blake

    A voice as recognisable for sonorous quality as it is for frequent reinvention, JAMES BLAKE returns...

  • Fullers Cruise
    Fullers Ferry

    Fullers has been the leading ferry operator in Auckland for over 20 years and offers a range of...

  • Hello Mister AMP Store - Delicious Vietnamese Food
    Hello Mister AMP Store

    Hello Mister's sister store at AMP building serves delicious Vietnamese street food perfect for a...