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.
  • Major Sprout
    Major Sprout

    This delicious Graham Street café was conceived by the impressive team behind Dear Jervois and...

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

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

  • The Big Bike Film Night
    The Big Bike Film Night

    8 ordinary Kiwis take on all 21 stages of Le Tour de France, one day ahead of the actual race.

  • Rec

    A music club and record store that puts the music in the right place. 

  • Scarecrow

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

  • AS Colour

    AS Colour is known for its basic but hip t-shirts, singlets and sweatshirts in a vast array of...

  • Hannahs

    Hannahs are all about family. For over 140 years we have provided New Zealand families with quality...

  • Miann
    The Best Coffee Spots in Britomart

    Head to Britomart where you are spoilt for choice with many exceptional coffee outlets.

  • Hello Mister
    The Best Lunches $10 & Under

    Auckland's city centre has many tasty food outlets serving great lunch options for $10 and under....

  • Brothers Beer City Works Depot
    Brothers Beer

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

  • Amano Bakery

    I have this ice-breaker I use with people all the time.

  • Al Brown Best Ugly Bagels
    Best Ugly Bagels

    Al Brown's Best Ugly Bagels serves up Montreal style, hand rolled and wood-fired bagels baked fresh...

  • Rushworth Cafe
    Rushworth

    Rushworth specialises in home baked treats and great coffee, bringing Allpress Espresso to the...

  • Elliott Stables

    Social gatherings are great fun at Elliott Stables'. The Elliott Stables Epicurean Village...

  • Bonz Cajun
    Bonz Cajun Kitchen - Elliott Stables

    Bonz Cajun Kitchen at Elliott Stables serves up non-pretentious food with cuisine from the heart of...