Thanks to its intriguing neighbourhoods and selection of museums and galleries, Auckland is one of the most popular cities in New Zealand. We asked you for your top tips for visiting one of the country's best known cities over at our Hostelworld.com Facebook page. Here’s what you told us...
Go for an Italian meal in 'Pompino'
Roberta Fiorucci says:
Having dinner at italian restaurant "Pompino" and find out what the name means!
Check out Kelly Tarlton's Aquatic Zoo
Tobias Almendinger says:
I'd suggest visiting Kelly Tarltons Aquatic Zoo and do the shark Cage swimming. Simply awesome.
Go bar hopping in the Viaduct neighbourhood
Nico G-Wald says:
Crawling through the pubs of the harbour district and enjoy Aucklands skyline by night! Takapuna is worth a trip, too!
Morkel Arejaun Zaayman says:
Go to Rangitoto Island
Darren Axe says:
Take the ferry over to Rangitoto Island and have an wander round the incredibly fresh piece of earth that forms it. Only a few hundred years old and on a summers day its quite an island paradise. Have a crawl through the lava tunnels too - real good fun.
Go base jumping off the Sky Tower
Suzanne S. says:
Skyjump off the Skycity Tower Learn the transit system asap to take full advantage of all the city sights - Devonport, Parnell Rd, etc
Go to the beach
Noom Munsri says:
I love Hot Spring Beach and Sky Tower
Explore the Parnell neighbourhood
William Apriando says:
Stroll around Parnell to enjoy various kind of cafes and unique restaurants. And after that, take a ferry to Devenport to capture Auckland's cityscape.
Spend New Year's Eve there
Scott Lee says:
Count down to the NEW YEAR!!! I was there and the people on the street and the fireworks (from the Skytower) were amazing!! I'ts really amazing to welcome your New Year in a foreign country! Try it!!
Eat at Victoria Market
Rachel Shouler says:
Top tip for Auckland...get a Chinese at Victoria market. Also, go to Kelly Tarltons, or take a ferry to one of the islands.
Do a wine tour
Jennie Graham says:
Do the Nzwinepro wine tour of Waiheke Island - great memories!
Check out Mount Eden
Birgit Straka says:
Visit Te Papa museum
Michelle Akehurst says: