An Ultimate Weekend in Auckland

auckland weekend-breaks

So, finally you’ve taken off from the office and booked a weekend ticket for Auckland, New Zealand, but don’t have any clue on where to go, what to do or how to get around?

Don’t worry, whether it’s a family weekend getaway or corporate trip, simply roaming in New Zealand business hub city, my some essential tips help to keep 48 hrs busy while you in wonderful Auckland city.

Auckland Museum
Auckland MuseumI think the Auckland Museum will be your first taste of Kiwi culture if you’re first time in New Zealand. It’s a wonderful & most important museum among New Zealand where you know the real stories about the locale people, the fauna, flora, the pacific, astonishing islands and war memorial, etc, how they sacrificed their lives for country. Apart from rich insight intrigue and history of Maori culture, the Auckland Museum hosts Maori cultural live performance where the artiest perform various eye-catching dances including the haka. Show times – 11 am to 1.30 pm, small entry fee is required. Don’t forget to enter with your HD digital camera for snap photos with artists.

Parnell
Walks in Auckland Parnell Farmers MarketParnell, today known as the up-market village shopping places featuring more than 40 restaurants, bars & cafes; earlier it was known as oldest suburb of Auckland, New Zealand . Located 15 minutes walking distance from the city museum, you feel yourself vintage feeling once in brick-layered streets, yeah, streets are well dotted with classical old building, stunning art galleries and various boutique stores perfect place for buying gifts for friends or families.

Viaduct Harbour
Viaduct Harbour aucklandLocated in the center region of city, Auckland, Viaduct Harbour is a fantastic entertainment area, though the harbor is perfect for nighttime & daytime but i would suggest you night time. Relax with wine and delicious food at any Viaduct restaurants & bars. Doesn’t meter whether you prefer 5 star cuisine or simply seat in street with chilled glass of wine ,you will enjoy the magnificent view of the Viaduct Harbour. After dinner, go for jet boating or a sailing charter to see the dolphin & whale.

Ponsonby
ponsonby auckland

If shopping, enjoying a drink, dining out and dancing in pub are your major focus on Auckland weekend trip then you should head to Ponsonby . One of the well-famed fashionable inner-city suburbs both locale and foreign visitors. While here never forget to spend few hoours in Ponsonby Central area because of enjoying street foods or buying quirky home-ware, designer fashion wear,etc.

Kelly Tarlton’s Antarctic Encounter Underwater World

Kelly Tarltons Antarctic Encounter Underwater World

Thinking to have some underwater fun after the nightlife then get up in the early morning & head to the Kelly Tarlton’s Antarctic Encounter Underwater World by taxi or bus. See here the wold’s largest penguin colonies, sharks, jellyfish and the magical seahorse kingdom – only one place where you’ll see Spiny Sea Dragons.

Victoria Park Markets
Victoria park markets AucklandThinking to have some expensive gifts for friends & family members in cheap price but hesitate to pay extra bucks in the airport stalls – than Victoria Park Markets only your choice. The markets here are a mix of eclectic stores, open stalls in the old school building complex that offers various attractive local New Zealand products like wood products, mud packs, clothing, souvenirs and greenstone jewelry, etc.

What you think after reading this? Don’t wait, plan today your next weekend getaway in Auckland New Zealand and make it memorable!

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Jatinder Singh