Auckland Central Points of Interest

Our Auckland Points of Interest Guide is a handy guide for the budget conscious traveller and those wanting to enjoy Auckland's natural landmarks that often don't cost anything to enjoy. 

Our Auckland Points of Interest Guide includes museums, regional parks, iconic beaches, historic reserves, art galleries and more. Auckland Art Gallery and the Auckland War Memorial Museum are some of the most visited attractions in the city. The beaches and Waitakere Ranges on the west coast are ideal for those who like to explore the great outdoors. Auckland Botanic Gardens to the south, is a great day out with the family, while a hop across the water to the seaside village of Devonport offers a couple of historic reserves with stunning views of the Auckland skyline. Our suggestions take advantage of our local knowledge to highlight all those off the beaten track places worth discovering in Auckland. Our team of local experts have personally visited every place taking videos, 360 virtual tours and photos to give you an accurate insight into what to expect. We have also created a 'Beaches Guide' and a 'Gardens and Parks Guide'  to give you more inspiration that won't impact your budget.

Mt Eden

Mt Eden Auckland-Central, Auckland

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Housing the highest volcano in Auckland, this large park is an icon of the city, offering superb views of the city skyline and a fantastic 50-metre deep crater to explore.

Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park

Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park Auckland-Central, Auckland

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Situated off Tamaki Drive, The Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park is set amongst 49 hectares of land with impressive panoramic views overlooking the harbour.

Silo Park

Silo Park Auckland-Central, Auckland

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Silo Park, on Auckland's waterfront, is not just a great park - it's also host to amazing events and exhibitions. Stop by and see what's on.

Auckland Art Gallery

Auckland Art Gallery Auckland-Central, Auckland

See thousands of works of art housed in a listed heritage building. Explore the work of national and international artists from the 12th century to contemporary pieces.

The Nancy Steen Garden

The Nancy Steen Garden Auckland-Central, Auckland

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Auckland's Nancy Steen Rose Garden is an inner-city oasis, where visitors can appreciate some of nature's most beautiful specimens.

One Tree Hill Domain

One Tree Hill Domain Auckland-Central, Auckland

Large reserve in Epsom, Auckland, with 183m volcano and historically important Maori connections, once the largest 'pa' in the city. Fantastic views from the top.

Rangitoto Island

Rangitoto Island Auckland-Central, Auckland

Rangitoto is the dominant Island feature for many Aucklanders. The 5.5 kilometre wide island has a distinctive symmetrical shield volcano cone standing 260 metres (850 ft) above the Hauraki Gulf.

Mount Wellington Domain

Mount Wellington Domain Auckland-Central, Auckland

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Standing at 135 metres, Mount Wellington is the youngest of Auckland's volcanic peaks having last erupted just over 10,000 years ago.

Auckland Domain

Auckland Domain Auckland-Central, Auckland

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Auckland Domain is the city's oldest park and one of Auckland's largest with 75 hectares. The park is also the site of the Auckland Memorial Museum, one of the city's most popular attractions.

Cornwall Park

Cornwall Park Auckland-Central, Auckland

Together with adjacent One Tree Hill Domain (the two are often erroneously grouped together as one place), Cornwall Park forms Auckland's largest green area.


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