Auckland’s coastline

Auckland Vacations: The City of Sails

The largest city of New Zealand, Auckland boasts of a spectacular waterfront dotted with sail boats, a stunning skyline and a multi-cultural city center. Relax on the pristine beaches of Waiheke. Indulge in world cuisine downtown. Visit the aquarium to see the amazing marine life. While there’s plenty to see and do within the metropolis, Auckland is blessed with incredible natural wonders at its doorsteps. Rainforests, volcanic cones, and thermal springs are just the start. No matter how you want to explore this largest Polynesian destination, Liberty Travel can customize a vacation package just for you.

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Auckland at a Glance

Currency: New Zealand Dollar ($)

Tipping Customs: While not customary, you could leave a 10% tip for exceptional service at restaurants

Language: English

Popular Drink: Lemon & Paeroa (L&P)

Must Eat: Crayfish meatballs

Power Up: Type I (three-prong type) 240 V


Weather: Warm-temperate climate, with warm, humid summers and mild, damp winters.

Best Time to Visit: Come for the Auckland summer (December-February). Overall November-March is considered the peak season.

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Top Things to Do in Auckland

Go sailing
Take the helm or simply sit back and enjoy the action as you sail the beautiful Waitemata Harbour.

Take a City Tastes tour
Enjoy sightseeing and great food as your local guide shares insights into the food, culture, and sights of Auckland.

Visit the volcanoes
Head to the volcanic cone that is Rangitoto Island. Wander on foot or take the road train to see lava caves, shipwrecks, and the magnificent crater itself.

See the penguins
Visit Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium, where you can see the world's biggest Antarctic penguin colony.

Plan a day trip to Hobbiton
The stunning Lord of the Rings film set is just a few hours away.

Penguins in Auckland New Zealand

Auckland Vacation Packages: True New Zealand the Liberty Travel Way

Whether you’re looking to explore Auckland like a local, or soak in its iconic sites like a tourist, Liberty Travel’s consultants can create a Auckland vacation package crafted just for you.

When you book with us, you get:

  • Real People. More than a travel agent, your Auckland consultant is a fellow traveler with a passion to help you see the world.
  • Perfect Match. We’ll pair you with a destination expert who has insider knowledge of Auckland for a truly personalized booking experience.
  • Crafted Vacations. Stay in hand-selected hotels. Get connected with local guides and enriching experiences. Choose from among our exclusive Auckland vacation packages, including our Journeys.
  • Support. With 24/7 support, we’ll be with you every step of the way.

We know Auckland. Leave the planning to us.

The Liberty Travel Experience

You are unique, and so is your trip. When you book with Liberty Travel, we match you with an expert best suited to design a vacation just for you.

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