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.
  • Hannahs
    Hannahs

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

  • Besos Latinos
    Besos Latinos

    The lively atmosphere at Besos Latinos is perfect for either a group or a couple on a date, nothing...

  • Ortolana
    Ortolana

    Ortolana is a contemporary bistro set within an elegant, sun-filled conservatory in the Pavilions...

  • Milse sophisticated sweet treats
    Milse

    Touted as a ‘sugar temple’ laden with sophisticated sweet treats and seasonal, local desserts,...

  • Ricochet
    Ricochet

    Established in 1993, Ricochet is known for for its signature blend of directional tailoring,...

  • Sky Tower Auckland New Zealand
    Sky Tower

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

  • Parlour
    Parlour

    Offering fresh international brands that represent quality, style and a story about where they were...

  • Baduzzi
    Baduzzi

    This Italian restaurant puts a relaxed spin on dining, named after the Sicilian word for 'meatballs...

  • Coley & Punch
    Coley & Punch

    Whiskey and cocktails by the water with intimate vibes oozing sophistication 

  • Fukuko
    Fukuko

    Britomart bar, Fukuko, is a small but perfectly formed addition to Auckland's eating and drinking...

  • Mexico Britomart
    Mexico

    Moodily lit with dripping candles, whimsically decorated with off-beat Mexicana, Mexico instantly...

  • M.A.C - Britomart
    M.A.C - Britomart

    M.A.C's flagship store, stocking the coveted M.A.C Pro range of cutting-edge, performance-tested...

  • Twenty One - SKYCITY
    twentyone - SKYCITY

    A sophisticated, luxurious bar where you can sip a gorgeous cocktail and dance the night away to...

  • Bellota
    Bellota by Peter Gordon

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

  • Auckland's Civic Theatre
    The Civic

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