New Zealand’s largest city, the brilliantly vibrant Auckland is undoubtedly the traveller’s pick. The outstanding city life and the breath-taking natural richness, Auckland is balanced incredibly. High-rise buildings, lustrous galleries, and the crowded beaches, walking trails, and the extinct volcanoes side by side, make this city one-of-a-kind.
The famous Sky Tower in the city centre, offer unique view of the Viaduct Harbour, with bars and cafes, yachts and all those enclosing the city.
A pleasantly gentle climate advocated with the rich Polynesian culture, Auckland is justifiable with its amplitude. Not just the largest city, but Auckland offers immense diversity including in the lip-smacking food, amazing wine, stupendous beaches, cafes and parks and everything within the periphery.
The outdoor enthusiasts all around the world wish to visit Auckland at least once and that has a good reason too. Marked as extinct volcanoes, surrounded by greenery, there are perfect picnic spots in the nearby volcanic region that is reachable by a quick ferry ride from the harbour. These picnic destinations are most popular among the hikers and the bird watchers.
Auckland is not just a metropolitan city but there are thousands of things to do and see. Here you can experience the luxurious urban lifestyle as well as the native rainforest, jaw dropping landscapes, phenomenal black sand beaches, or the golden sand beaches braided by the pohutukawa trees in full bloom.
In Maori language, Auckland is called Tāmaki Makaurau, which means ‘a maiden desired by a hundred lovers.’ And everyone who has witnessed the glorious city, will recognize the reason behind the naming.