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what to do in auckland

You’ll never run out of new things to do or places to explore in Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland. Being New Zealand's largest city there’s an array of activities and adventures suited to everyone. From the wild west coast beaches such as Piha and Karekare to the metropolis of central Auckland where you can take to the slopes indoors at Snow Planet or shop till you drop at the brand new commercial bay. You don’t have to wander far from the hotel to find world-class food, wine, beer, shopping, entertainment, markets, museums, galleries, walks, parks, outdoor adventures and more. Here are some places to explore when you’re here.

The Park Hotel Guide to Auckland
Te Papa Museum

The Museum of New Zealand Tongarewa, Te Papa - 18 min walking distance.

Explore New Zealand's past, present and future at Te Papa, New Zealand's national museum and current home to the world-class exhibition Gallipoli: The Scale of Our War.

Te Papa Museum

The Museum of New Zealand Tongarewa, Te Papa - 18 min walking distance.

Explore New Zealand's past, present and future at Te Papa, New Zealand's national museum and current home to the world-class exhibition Gallipoli: The Scale of Our War.

Auckland War Memorial Museum- 30 min walking distance or 10 minutes by car.

Auckland Museum is situated in the green gardens of the Auckland Domain. Delve into the past and learn something new as you wander the three levels containing permeant exhibitions on People of the Pacific, Stories of our Land & Sea and New Zealand’s War Stories or see something new in the visiting exhibits.

Auckland Sky Tower- 15 min walking distance.

Get up close to the iconic Auckland Sky Tower. Only a short walk from Park Hotel take the elevator 192 meters up tot he viewing platform for crazy views of Auckland city and harbour. If your brave enough take leap of faith with Sky Jump and bungy of NZ's tallest building.

West Coast Beaches- 1 hour drive by car.

If you're looking for a day trip out of the city the Auckland's wild west coast is the place for both adventure and beauty. About an hours drive you can find the famous Piha and Karekare beaches along with the picturesque Karekare falls.