A vacation to the city of Auckland is guaranteed to be a fun filled and a memorable holiday for the whole family, as this vibrant city is packed with many attractions and sights to visit. Whether you are a nature lover, an art lover, a history buff or looking for adventure, Auckland offers it all. As the main city in New Zealand, Auckland has all the major workings of a big city that is complete with easy transport options to access its many tourist attractions.
For those interested in animal and sea life, places like the Auckland Zoo and Kelly Tartlon’s Underwater World and Antarctic Encounter are a must see. The interactive and award winning Auckland Zoo is home to approximately 135 species of animals that will leave you with a memorable encounter of the animals. Visitors have the opportunity to view the animals up close at the zoo. Kelly Tartlon’s is a place the kids are bound to love. You can visit the indoor Antarctic snowy section where you can meet the penguins, or discover the hidden depths of marine life by making your way through the underground passages at the underwater world.
Tourists should pay a visit to the Sky City Tower in Auckland. This stunning 328 meter tower comprises of 3 main observation decks where you will have unprecedented views of the whole city. For thrill seekers, sky diving from the top is possible and is sure to leave you surging with adrenaline.
Plenty of museums and art galleries are also located in the Auckland city. Museums that are worth a visit include the Auckland Museum that highlights the rich cultural, social and natural history of the country. Art lovers will be in for a treat by visiting places such as the Auckland Art Gallery and the Corban Estate Arts Center.
Nature lovers vacationing in the city should not miss out on a trip to the Great Barrier Islands. This location is home to world class eco retreats where the untainted beauty of nature can be appreciated in all its fullness. One such place to visit is the Great Barrier Islands in the Glenfern Sanctuary.
If you are planning a holiday, Auckland is an awesome spot to enjoy a relaxing getaway. Visitors looking for suitable Auckland hotels from which to explore the city can ideally stay at the Langham Hotel. Part of the elegant and contemporary Langham hotels group, this Auckland luxury hotel is sure to make your stay a memorable and unforgettable one.